The species occurs naturally in only two locations, both in coastal Monterey County, California, USA. These two disjunct stands are found at Point Lobos and at Cypress Point in the Del Monte Forest, separated by Carmel Bay. Both stands are situated on coastal bluffs at elevations less than 30 meters, and are considered relicts of a broader historical distribution.
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