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Pinus radiata
Common Name: Monterey pine
Family: Pinaceae
Element Code: PGPIN040V0
Full Name: Pinus radiata D. Don

2008 Neal Kramer
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 5
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    3 1 1 0 0 0
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    1 4
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    5 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Only three native stands in CA, at Ano Nuevo, Cambria, and the Monterey Peninsula; introduced in many areas. Only one-half of the species' historical extent remains undeveloped on the Monterey Peninsula, and forest destruction has been unevenly distributed over different geomorphic surfaces. Threatened by development, genetic contamination, pine pitch canker disease, and forest fragmentation, especially at Del Monte Forest (MNT Co.) and in SLO Co.; seriously threatened by feral goats on GU Isl. Plants from BA (Cedros Isl.) and GU Isl. are genetically distinct. See Fremontia 18(2):15-21 (1990) for discussion of genetic conservation work.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 25 - 185 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • Other States: Baja California, Guadalupe Island
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Monterey (MNT),  Santa Cruz (SCR),  San Luis Obispo (SLO),  San Mateo (SMT)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    San Simeon (271B) 3512162,  Pico Creek (271C) 3512152,  Cambria (271D) 3512151,  Soberanes Point (344B) 3612148,  Monterey (366C) 3612158,  Seaside (366D) 3612157,  Davenport (408C) 3712212,  Franklin Point (409A) 3712223,  Ano Nuevo (409D) 3712213
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1378
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

3512162=San Simeon (271B) 3512162;3512152=Pico Creek (271C) 3512152;3512151=Cambria (271D) 3512151;3612148=Soberanes Point (344B) 3612148;3612158=Monterey (366C) 3612158;3612157=Seaside (366D) 3612157;3712212=Davenport (408C) 3712212;3712223=Franklin Point (409A) 3712223;3712213=Ano Nuevo (409D) 3712213