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Pinus muricata D. Don
Stem: trunk < 51 m, < 1.2 m wide; bark brown, ridges rough; mature crown variable, branches often large. Leaf: 2 per bundle, generally 5--15 cm, twisted or not, generally green; sheath persistent. Seed Cone: generally whorled, 5--9.7 cm, ovoid, brown, weathering gray, generally closed, persistent many years, either +- spreading, symmetric, with scale tip knobs < 3 mm, prickled, or reflexed, asymmetric, with proximal, middle scale tip knobs < 15 mm, angled, prickled; stalk 0--2 cm.
Ecology: Redwood forest, northern coastal conifer forest, closed-cone-pine forest, chaparral; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, CCo, n SnFrB, n ChI; Distribution Outside California: northern Baja California, Cedros Island.
Synonyms: Pinus remorata H. Mason
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pinus monticola
Next taxon: Pinus ponderosa
Citation for this treatment: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette 2016. Pinus muricata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38287, accessed on February 14, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 14, 2016.