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High in the Santa Ana Mountains is this potrero, the
only one in the County. The dominant
vegetation is grassland and, though exotics are present, it is probably the best
example in the County. There is also an open oak woodland, with coast live oak, Quercus
agrifolia, the dominant. Bordering
and intergrading with the grassland is chaparral, with Ceanothus spp. and scrub
oak, Quercus sp., prominent.
A small creek cuts through the area and there is a
The underlying rock is Mesozoic granitic.
are trails, a jeep road and a campground in the area.
There has been some impact on the vegetation but much remains relatively
educational, observational, present.
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