Pinus contorta subsp. contorta.
Burrows Bay, Fidalgo Island, Washington, USA
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Pinus contorta is listed as Least Concern.

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Pinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pinophyta
Classis: Pinopsida
Ordo: Pinales

Familia: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subgenus: P. subg. Pinus
Sectio: P. sect. Trifoliae
Subsectio: P. subsect. Contortae
Species: Pinus contorta
Subspecies: P. c. subsp. contorta – P. c. subsp. latifolia – P. c. subsp. murrayana

Name

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Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon, Arbor. Frutic. Brit. 4: 2292 (1838).

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Subarctic America
      • Alaska, Northwest Territories, Yukon.
    • Western Canada
      • Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan.
    • Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming.
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • South Dakota.
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California, Nevada, Utah.
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Northwest.
    • Introduced into:
      • Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, New South Wales, Norway, Romania, Sweden.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References

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Primary references

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Additional references

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  • Earle, C.J. 2023. Pinus contorta in The Gymnosperm Database. Accessed: 2023 March 27.

Vernacular names

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čeština: Borovice pokroucená
dansk: Klit-Fyr
Deutsch: Küsten-Kiefer
English: Lodgepole Pine
eesti: Keerdmänd
suomi: Kontortamänty
français: Pin tordu
עברית: אורן מפותל
hornjoserbsce: Wjertawa chójna
íslenska: Stafafura
norsk: Vrifuru
polski: Sosna wydmowa
русский: Cкрученная широкохвойная сосна
svenska: Contortatall
українська: Сосна скручена широкохвойна
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