on these N-facing ridges. Is in the distance in photos, photo is looking south from road on ridge, trees are on left side of canyon. Looking at air photo it loosk like many of these trees have since been killed by fire. This photo was in 2005.
at the waterfall. not certain of location
Snapped for its aesthetic value, but I believe this is the bigcone Douglas fir, endemic to a restricted range in the mountains of southern California.
San Diego County, California, US
Pseudotsuga macrocarpa, commonly called the bigcone spruce or bigcone Douglas-fir, is an evergreen conifer native to the mountains of southern California, It is notable for having the largest (by far) cones in its Pseudotsuga genus, hence the name.