Eastern Mojave Vegetation Excelsior Mine Road - Eastern Mojave Desert  
 

Tom Schweich  

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Other articles: Smith Talc Road 40000
Full Size ImageLooking down toward the Beck Spring Mine in the Kingston Range.  

Junction: Smith Talc Road

Full Size ImageNolina sp. along Excelsior Mine Road in the Kingston Range.  
 

 

   

Tecopa Pass

 

 

 

Locations: Horse Thief Springs.  

Horse Thief Springs

 

Full Size ImageExcelsior Mine, Kingston Range, from Excelsior Mine Road.  
Excelsior Mine in the Kingston Range. Mohave Yucca ( Yucca schidigera ) in the foreground.

Full Size ImageBlackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima) in bloom along Excelsior Mine Road.  
Blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima) in bloom along Excelsior Mine Road.

Full Size ImageCalochortus flexuosus growing in Blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima)  
Calochortus flexuosusgrowing in Blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima) along Excelsior Mine Road.

Locations: Kingston Range.
Full Size ImageKingston Range as seen from Excelsior Mine Road.  

Eastern side of the Kingston Range as seen from Excelsior Mine Road.

Other articles: Kingston Wash Road Excelsior Mine Road  

Junction: Kingston Wash Road

Literature Cited:
- Lamson-Scribner, F., 1898.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 1570.2, 18 Apr 2017 Coll. No. 1571, 18 Apr 2017 Coll. No. 1572, 18 Apr 2017 Coll. No. 1573, 18 Apr 2017 Coll. No. 1574, 18 Apr 2017
Full Size ImageColl. No. 1570.2, Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens  

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Mix of staminate and pistillate flowers in inflorescence of Ambrosia dumosa
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Overview of Coll. No. 1571, Ambrosia dumosa
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Coll. No. 1572, Schismus barbatus
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Coll. No. 1573, Ephedra nevadensis
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Coll. No. 1574, Hilaria rigida
Junction: dirt road.

This road formerly led to a water tank, and then down into Kingston Wash. It is now blocked by a gate approximately 0.4 mi. to the west. My collections 1569 to 1574 were made in the vicinity of the gate.

Other articles: Kingston Road 60000 Routes to Water at Kingston Rd Jct  

Junction:
  • Goodsprings to Silver Lake, from Thompson's (1921), Routes to Watering Places
  • Kingston Road, south to US Interstate 15 at Valley Wells, or northeast through the Mesquite Mountains to Mesquite Valley.
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Date and time this article was prepared: 10/27/2017 8:25:53 PM