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Pygmy Forest

Pygmy Forest
Pygmy Forest

Pygmy Forest is a unique forest of low, stunted trees and shrubs caused by a complex ecological condition associated with underlying wave terraces and their unusual soils. The site is located within Van Damme State Park.

Location: Mendocino County, CA

Year designated: 1969

Acres: 900

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012