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Shore Pine
Pinus contorta ssp. contorta
  
About Shore Pine (Pinus contorta ssp. contorta) 4 Nurseries Carry This Plant Shore Pine (Pinus contorta ssp. contorta) is a native tree that grows in Central and Northern California, primarily in the North Coast region. It tends to grow at elevations from 0-11500 feet.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Tree

Size
Size
112 ft tall

Wildlife Supported
 


 
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Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture
Moisture
Moderate - High

Nurseries
Nurseries

Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage
Fast, Medium, Slow

Soil Description
Soil Description
Grows best on deep, well developed soils but also found on coarse alluvial soils

Common uses
Common uses
Bank Stabilization, Hedges, Deer Resistant, Bird Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Forests

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 38.2" - 108.1", Summer Precipitation: 0.59" - 2.86", Coldest Month: 34.7" - 47.5", Hottest Month: 56.5" - 68.2", Humidity: 0.01" - 16.60", Elevation: 7" - 6729"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Beach Pine, Coastal Lodgepole Pine


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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