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).