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Plant type

Tree

Size

112 ft Tall

Common uses

Containers

Tamarack Pine (Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana) is a native tree that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow at elevations from 5000-11000 feet. Seed cones are nearly symmetric, mostly spreading, not serotinous, not persistent; mid and lower apophyses mostly shallowly domed; main branches ascending at tips.

Sun

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Water

Moderate

Ease of care

Moderate

Sunset Zones

1*, 2*, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7*, 14, 15, 16, 17*

Caterpillars
Pollinators

Butterflies and moths supported

0 confirmed and 89 likely

Confirmed Likely

Acleris bowmanana

Common Gray|Cranberry Spanworm

Anavitrinella pampinaria

Argyrotaenia dorsalana

Orange Tortrix Moth

Argyrotaenia franciscana

Plant communities

Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Wetland-Riparian,