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|Family: Pinaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pinus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Pinus torreyana||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Pinus torreyana subsp. insularis J.R. Haller
Stem: trunk < 15 m; mature crowns of sheltered plants generally wider than plant height, overall generally compact, with crowded branches. Leaf: generally gray-blue-green. Seed Cone: width generally > 13.5 cm, > length; scale tip knobs generally > 6 mm, > 1/3 scale thickness, entire knob curved outward. Seed: generally > 11 mm wide, medium brown to +- black.
Ecology: Forming densely forested strip on +- n-facing slope parallel to coast, with scattered chaparral, island woodland components; Elevation: < 150 m. Bioregional Distribution: n ChI (Santa Rosa Island). Note: < 1000 trees. Threatened by browsing of young pls, small population size. Not well established when planted at a few localities in coastal Santa Barbara Co.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Pinus torreyana
Next taxon: Pinus torreyana subsp. torreyana
Citation for this treatment: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette 2016. Pinus torreyana subsp. insularis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=52310, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.