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California Ecosystems - Nuthatches in the Jeffrey Pines

Regular price $1,000.00

Jeffrey Pine (Pinus jeffreyi) needles are eaten by caterpillars of the Pandora Moth (Coloradia pandora). In turn, the caterpillars are food for the White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis tenuissima). The moth pupae ("piagi") are a traditional food for the Mono people of the Eastern Sierra. Many indigenous people also eat Jeffrey Pine nuts.

Original watercolor on fine art print on watercolor paper. Framed size is 26" x 26". Framed in simple black metal frame and ready to hang.