5 self sown at this location since planting with natives occurred in 2008-9. Only had to walk 100 metres from my office to find wilding conifers. 3 needles per bundle. Length 9-13 cm. No cones on the largest tree to date. Numerous potential parents of these trees in the Domain, so cannot be sure that this is P. radiata.
Pine cone jammed under concrete steps on beach.
This grove in Cambria, CA represents the southern-most naturally occurring mainland population of Monterey Pine. It is recognized by its overall structure, three-bundled needles, and egg-shaped cones that often ring the branches.
Pine with a Cooper's hawk nest 60' up!
wildlings in grassland; 3 needled pine
The Monterey Pine, Pinus radiata, family Pinaceae, also known as the Insignis Pine or Radiata Pine is a species of pine native to the Central Coast of California and Mexico (Guadalupe Island and Cedros island).