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Pinus muricata (Swamp pine; Bishop pine; Obispo pine)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The bishop pine, Pinus muricata, is a pine with a very restricted range: mostly in California, including several offshore Channel Islands, and a few locations in Baja California, Mexico. It is always on or near the coast.
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Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Low
Shade Percentage [1]  83 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium-Low
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [3]  0.49
Structure [2]  Tree
Height [1]  44 feet (13.3 m)
Width [1]  31 feet (9.3 m)
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 5 Low Temperature: -20 F° (-28.9 C°) → -10 F° (-23.3 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 8 Low Temperature: 10 F° (-12.2 C°) → 20 F° (-6.7 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom




U.S.A.: California (Santa Cruz Island and Santa Rosa Island); Mexico: Baja California Norte. TDWG: 76 CAL 79 MXN-BC; USA: California (Santa Cruz Island and Santa Rosa Island); Mexico: Baja California Norte.. TDWG: 76 CAL 79 MXN-BC;

External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database.
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3Forest Inventory and Analysis DB version 5.1, May 4, 2013, U.S. Forest Service
4New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
6Community structure of ectomycorrhizal fungi in a Pinus muricata forest: above- and below-ground views, M. Gardes and T.D. Burns, Can. J. Bot. 74: 1572-1583 (1996)
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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