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Pinus radiata D. Don
MONTEREY PINE
Insignis Pine; Radiata Pine; Pinus insignis Douglas ex Loudon

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Agaricus augustus @ BPI (1)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Pestalotia foedans @ BPI (2)

Pestalotia funerea @ BPI (1)

Pestalotia stevensonii @ BPI (1)
Aphelinidae  Coccophagus albicoxa @ UCRC_ENT (4)

Encarsia @ UCRC_ENT (7)
Aphididae  Essigella ( @ AMNH_PBI (6); CSCA_TCN (35)

Essigella @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Rhopalosiphum padi @ CSCA_TCN (3)

Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominale @ AMNH_PBI (5)

Schizolachnus curvispinosus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Schizolachnus piniradiatae @ CSCA_TCN (4); AMNH_PBI (2)

Schizolachnus @ CSCA_TCN (4)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Sphaeropsis ellisii @ BPI (1)

Sphaeropsis pinastri @ BPI (1)

Sphaeropsis sapinea @ BPI (1)
Clavariaceae  Clavaria cristata @ BPI (1)
Coccidae  Physokermes insignicola @ CSCA_TCN (5)

Toumeyella pinicola @ CSCA_TCN (17)
Coleosporiaceae  Coleosporium carneum @ BPI (1)

Coleosporium elephantopodis @ BPI (6)

Coleosporium madiae @ BPI (30)

Coleosporium solidaginis @ BPI (4)

Coleosporium @ BPI (1)
Coniophoraceae  Coniophora viridis @ BPI (1)
Corticiaceae  Corticium giganteum @ BPI (1)
Cronartiaceae  Cronartium cerebroides @ BPI (1)

Cronartium cerebrum @ BPI (9)

Cronartium coleosporioides @ BPI (5)

Cronartium harknessii @ BPI (22)

Cronartium quercus @ BPI (1)

Cronartium quercuum @ BPI (1)

Cronartium strobilinum @ BPI (7)

Peridermium californicum @ BPI (3)

Peridermium cerebroides @ BPI (32)

Peridermium harknessii @ BPI (1)
Curculionidae  Xyleborinus saxeseni @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Dacrymycetaceae  Dacrymyces deliquescens @ BPI (1)

Heterotextus miltinus @ BPI (1)
Diaspididae  Chionaspis pinifoliae @ CSCA_TCN (4)

Dynaspidiotus californicus @ UCR_ENT (2); CSCA_TCN (6)

Fiorinia japonica @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Discinaceae  Hydnotrya ellipsospora @ BPI (1)
Encyrtidae  Metaphycus physokermis @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Exidiaceae  Exidia pinicola @ BPI (1)
Helvellaceae  Helvella lacunosa @ BPI (2)
Hyaloscyphaceae  Dasyscyphus bicolor @ BPI (1)

Dasyscyphus calyciformis @ BPI (8)
Hymenochaetaceae  Polystictus abietinus @ BPI (1)
Hypocreaceae  Gliocladium roseum @ BPI (1)
Hysteriaceae  Glonium tryblidioides @ BPI (1)
Marasmiaceae  Marasmius androsaceus @ BPI (2)

Marasmius siccus @ BPI (1)
Meruliaceae  Merulius ambiguus @ BPI (1)

Merulius confluens @ BPI (1)
Miridae  Pappus usingeri @ AMNH_PBI (9)

Phytocoris radiatae @ AMNH_ENT (2); AMNH_PBI (2); AMNH_IZC (1)

Phytocoris stellatus @ AMNH_PBI (30)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Dothistroma pini @ 387566B (1); BPI (2); 387566A (1)

Dothistroma septosporum @ BPI (6)

Lecanosticta acicola @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Nectria fuckeliana @ BPI (1)

Nectria @ BPI (1)

Neonectria fuckeliana @ BPI (1)

Ophionectria scolecospora @ BPI (1)
Peniophoraceae  Peniophora cinerea @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Epicoccum @ BPI (1)

Macrosporium @ BPI (2)
Polyporaceae  Cryptoporus volvatus @ BPI (2)

Fomes officinalis @ BPI (1)

Hirschioporus abietinus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus abietinus @ BPI (5)

Polyporus circinatus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus fragilis @ BPI (1)

Polyporus schweinitzii @ BPI (2)

Polyporus triqueter @ BPI (1)

Polyporus volvatus @ BPI (4)

Poria calcea @ BPI (1)

Poria lenis @ BPI (2)

Poria sinuosa @ BPI (2)

Poria versipora @ 244731A (1); 244731B (1); BPI (1)

Poria xantha @ BPI (2)

Poria @ BPI (2)
Pseudococcidae  Crisicoccus pini @ CSCA_TCN (16)

Dysmicoccus aciculus @ CSCA_TCN (3)

Dysmicoccus pinicolus @ CSCA_TCN (20)

Pseudococcus longispinus @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Pseudococcus viburni @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Puto cupressi @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Psyllidae  Cacopsylla curta @ CSCA_TCN (7)
Ramariaceae  Ramaria flaccida @ BPI (1)
Reduviidae  Rhynocoris @ AMNH_PBI (3)
Rhizinaceae  Rhizina undulata @ BPI (1)
Rhytismataceae  Hypoderma pedatum @ BPI (2)

Hypodermella limitata @ BPI (8)

Hypodermella montivaga @ BPI (1)

Lophodermium pinastri @ BPI (11)

Lophodermium @ BPI (1)

Naemacyclus niveus @ BPI (3)
Russulaceae  Russula californinensis @ BPI (1)
Serpulidae  Serpula pinastri @ BPI (1)
Sparassidaceae  Sparassis crispa @ BPI (2)

Sparassis radicata @ BPI (1)
Steccherinaceae  Irpex @ BPI (2)
Stereaceae  Stereum hirsutum @ BPI (1)

Stereum purpureum @ BPI (1)

Stereum sanguinolentum @ BPI (2)

Stereum umbrinum @ BPI (2)
Strophariaceae  Pholiota lenta @ BPI (1)
Suillaceae  Suillus subacerbus @ BPI (1)
Thelephoraceae  Thelephora fimbriata @ BPI (1)

Thelephora laciniata @ BPI (1)

Tomentella castanea @ BPI (1)
Tricholomataceae  Mycena pura @ BPI (1)

Tricholoma terreum @ BPI (1)
Tuberaceae  Tuber @ BPI (1)
Venturiaceae  Venturia barbula @ BPI (1)
_  Nematoloma fasciculare @ BPI (1)

Pellicularia vaga @ BPI (1)

Sclerophoma pithyophila @ BPI (1)

Scoleconectria scolecospora @ BPI (1)

Zygodesmus marginatus @ BPI (1)

unknown unknown @ AMNH_PBI (14)

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Pinus radiata D. Don
Monterey pine

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General Information
Symbol: PIRA2
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Pinaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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D.F. Roy. Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, CA, Monterey Co., Carmel. Usage Requirements .

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PIRAB Pinus radiata D. Don var. binata auct. non (S. Watson) Lemmon

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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 radiata D. Don – Monterey pine

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U.S. Weed Information
Pinus radiata Monterey pine This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
HEAR USDI, Geological Survey. 1999. Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division, Haleakala Field Station. Makawao, Hawaii.

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36. Pinus radiata D. Don, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 17: 442. 1836.

Monterey pine

Pinus insignis Douglas ex Loudon

Trees to 30m; trunk to 0.9m diam., contorted to straight; crown broadly conic, becoming rounded to flattened. Bark gray, deeply V-furrowed, furrow bases red, ridges irregularly elongate-rectangular, their flattened surfaces scaly. Branches level to downcurved or ascending, poorly self-pruning; twigs slender, red-brown, sometimes glaucous, aging gray, rough. Buds ovoid to ovoid-cylindric, red-brown, ca. 1.5cm, resinous. Leaves (2--)3 in a fascicle, spreading-ascending, persisting 3--4 years, (8--)9--15(--20)cm ´ 1.3--1.8(--2)mm, straight, slightly twisted, deep yellow-green, all surfaces with fine stomatal lines, margins serrulate, apex conic-subulate; sheath (1--)1.5--2cm, base persistent. Pollen cones ellipsoid-cylindric, 10--15mm, orange-brown. Seed cones maturing in 2 years, shedding seeds soon thereafter, but often serotinous and persistent 6--20 years, solitary to whorled, spreading to recurved, curved, very asymmetric, ovoid before opening, broadly ovoid when open, 7--14cm, pale red-brown and lustrous, scales rigid, stalks to 1cm; apophyses toward outer cone base increasingly mammillate, those on inward cone side and middle and apex of cone more level; umbo central, mostly depressed, with small central boss or occasionally with slender, deciduous prickle. Seeds compressed-ellipsoid; body ca. 6mm, dark brown; wing 20--30mm. 2 n =24.

Coastal fog belt; of conservation concern; 30--400m; Calif.; Mexico in Baja California [600--1200 m].

Pinus radiata has an extremely narrow natural range: three coastal areas in California (one in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties, one in Monterey County, and one in San Luis Obispo County) and off the coast of Baja California, Mexico (Guadalupe Island and debatably also on Cedros Island). Some natural populations of the species are under protection. Along the California coast it has escaped from cultivation, and from there into southern coastal Oregon it shows signs of naturalizing.

Pinus radiata is a much better-formed tree and of greater silvicultural value within its introduced range (Africa, Australia, Europe, and New Zealand, where it is a principal timber tree) than in its native range. It hybridizes naturally with P . attenuata ( P . ´ attenuiradiata Stockwell & Righter).

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Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 7335 3182 4412 0088 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 1335 3153 0216 0110 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8120 3181 4564 0109 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8120 3181 4954 0101 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 7335 3182 4412 0089 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
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© 1995 John Game

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 7335 3182 4412 0093 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8120 3181 4014 0123 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8120 3181 4014 0122 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 7335 3182 4412 0087 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8120 3181 4902 0091 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8120 3181 4902 0088 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8253 3202 3492 0033 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
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Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
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© Rick York and CNPS

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
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Charles Webber
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 7335 3182 4412 0090 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8253 3202 3492 0034 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8120 3181 4902 0089 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 7335 3182 4412 0091 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 7335 3182 4412 0092 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8120 3181 4567 0068 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata
Monterey Pine
ID: 8253 3202 0971 0031 [detail]
Walter Knight
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

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