Madrone Trees

Madrone trees along Highway 46, Cambria, California. April 2016.

Madrone trees along Highway 46, Cambria, California. April 2016.

The Madrone, a relative of the Manzanita in the Ericaceae family, is more common in the Central Coast area. In San Diego it is used as an ornamental and drought-tolerant tree in newer developed areas. I was happy to see these in the wild, for the first time.

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