Pines and coastal banksia, Banksia integrifolia spreading from central Claris area into coatsal habitats and regenerating gum/scrub lands and sand dune systems. The island faces a very interesting time with a lot of private land changing hands from its original owners and houses being built across the island. Pests such as pine will not stop spreading into most of these disturbed environments. Little can be done to control these pests on private land until they are declared total control pest plants or unwanted organisms.
over 8 m tall; part of nz tree/shrub trial set up in 1989; has been sheep-grazed and recently cattle grazed.
Current record tree for the species in California: http://blog.conifercountry.com/2016/06/record-pinus-radiata/
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).