Extending from the Oregon border to Bodega Bay in the south, this subregion encompasses a relatively narrow coastal strip that includes coastal prairie; Pacific Northwest-type forests dominated by Sitka spruce, grand fir, and Douglas-fir; and closed-cone pine /cypress forests.
Typical insect and disease problems
• Root decay caused by the velvet-top fungus Non-native Phytophthora diseases, including sudden oak death and Port Orford-cedar root disease
• Western gall rust in bishop and Monterey pines Dwarf mistletoes in pines, grand fir
• Western hemlock Flatheaded fir borer in Douglas-fir.