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RwRedwood Forest

This plant community is located in moist, coastal areas north of Big Sur and is dominated by a dense forest of coniferous Redwoods and an understory of broadleaf trees shrubs. High precipitation and moist summers (moisture derived mainly from coastal fog) keeps humidity levels appropriate for year-round growth.

Associated Native Trees: Sequoia sempervirens Pseudotsuga menziesii Acer macrophyllum Cornus nuttallii Lithocarpus densiflorus Pinus muricata Taxus brevifolia Tsuga heterophylla Associated Native Plants: Dicentra formosa Dryopteris arguta Montia perfoliata Oxalis oregano Picea sitchensis Polystichum munitum Rhododendron macrophyllum Rhododendron occidentale Trientalis latifolia Tsuga heterophylla Woodwardia fimbriata Associated Riparian Trees: Acer circinatum Acer negudo Populus balsamifera

Plant Communitiy Photos

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