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Pinus flexilis James
limber pine



General Information
Symbol: PIFL2
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Pinaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

Images

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©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, Davis, University of California Davis Arboretum. February 4, 2002. Usage Requirements.

Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND. Usage Requirements.

Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND. Usage Requirements.

Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND. Usage Requirements.

Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND. Usage Requirements.

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, CO. Usage Requirements.

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co. 2000. Usage Requirements.

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co. 2000. Usage Requirements.

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here. United States, OR, Wallowa Mountains, Hurricane Creek. October 2003. Usage Requirements.

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here. United States, OR, Wallowa Mountains, Hurricane Creek. October 2003. Usage Requirements.

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here. Usage Requirements.

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here. United States, OR, Wallowa Mountains, Thorp Creek, 7400'. October 14, 2002. Usage Requirements.

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here. United States, OR, Wallowa Mountains, Thorp Creek, 7400'. October 14, 2002. Usage Requirements.

R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. Usage Requirements.

R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. Usage Requirements.

R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. Usage Requirements.

Sheri Hagwood. Bureau of Land Management. United States, ID, Bureau of Land Management Jarbidge Resource Area. June 6, 2005. Usage Requirements.

E.W. Beasely. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, Pike National Forest. 1903. Usage Requirements.

J.E. Broaddus. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, UT, Wasatch National Forest. 1911. Usage Requirements.

G.S. Gorscuh. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, WY. 1939. Usage Requirements.

G.S. Gorscuh. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, WY. 1939. Usage Requirements.

C.A. Kutzleb. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, Arapaho National Forest. 1945. Usage Requirements.

C.A. Kutzleb. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, Arapaho National Forest. 1945. Usage Requirements.

C.A. Kutzleb. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, Arapaho National Forest, Hot Sulphur Springs area. 1946. Usage Requirements.

W.H. Shaffer. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NV. 1938. Usage Requirements.

W.H. Shaffer. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, UT. 1938. Usage Requirements.

E.S. Shipp. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, San Isabel National Forest. 1927. Usage Requirements.

E.S. Shipp. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NM. 1928. Usage Requirements.

K.D. Swan. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MT, Beartooth National Forest. 1924. Usage Requirements.

K.D. Swan. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MT, Gallatin National Forest, Hillgard area. 1938. Usage Requirements.

K.D. Swan. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MT, Gallatin National Forest, Hillgard area. 1938. Usage Requirements.

K.D. Swan. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MT, Lewis and Clark National Forest, Middle Fork of Judith River. 1939. Usage Requirements.

W.N. Wheeler. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, Pike National Forest. 1923. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1909. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, SD, Harney National Forest, Cathedral Rocks Picnic Area. Usage Requirements.

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements.

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements.

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements.

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co., White Mountains, Schulman Grove. June 13, 2009. Usage Requirements.

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co., White Mountains, Schulman Grove. June 13, 2009. Usage Requirements.

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
PIFLA Pinus flexilis James ssp. alpina (Silba) Silba
PIFLC Pinus flexilis James ssp. callahanii (Silba) Silba
PIFLA2 Pinus flexilis James var. alpina Silba
PIFLC2 Pinus flexilis James var. callahanii Silba

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta – Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Order Pinales
Family Pinaceae – Pine family
Genus Pinus L. – pine
Species Pinus flexilis James – limber pine

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Nevada
limber pine
Protected as a Cactus, Yucca, or Christmas tree

Wildlife

Food

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Cover

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Description of Values

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