I passed by these trees for four years before I realized they were not Monterey Pines . This colony is dying from lack of fire . Very few trees are left .
Good numbers of Knobcone Pines seen on a serpentine chaparral area along Big Hill Road in the Eastern Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation.
I'm unsure whether I have marked the correct locale on the map...
Observed on a Saturday towards the end of August - could be the next week…
Large numbers of Knobcone Pine observed in dense, mono dominant stands along Bottle Rock Road just South of Kelseyville.
Shasta County, California, US
Solano County, California, US
Seen in an ecotone area where chaparral joined to closed canopy forest, at somewhat higher elevations. The lead image depicts a fallen specimen with cone and three to a bundle needles.
Pinus attenuata, el Pino de Eldorado, es una especie arbórea de la familia de las Pináceas. Crece en los climas suaves en suelos pobres. Su área de distribución va desde las montañas del sur de Oregón hasta Baja California con la mayor concentración en el norte de California y la frontera entre Oregón y California.