This small subregion is located at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada. It is marked by blue oak-gray pine woodlands at lower elevations and an abundance of ponderosa pine at higher elevations.
Typical insect and disease problems
• Black pineleaf scale
• Dwarf and true mistletoe
• Seridium canker
• Pinyon pine ips
• Early defoliation/drought stress/leaf browning
• Canker Rots