|Eastern Mojave Vegetation||Barnwell, San Bernardino County, California.|
See also: Manvel.
Originally the headquarters of the Briggs and Murphy Ranch. Joined with other ranches into the Rock Springs Land and Cattle Company in 1894.|
The site of Barnwell was reached by the Nevada Southern Railway in 1893. At that time the site was named Manvel for the current president of the Santa Fe railroad.
The railroad was reorganized as the California Eastern Railway in 1895, and the branch line to Searchlight built in 1906-1907.
The name of this site was changed to Barnwell in 1907, named for a telegraph operator stationed there by the railroad company.
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Species collected at or near this location:
Ericameria linearifolia (DC.) Urb. & J. Wussow. Narrowleaf Goldenbush
Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams pilosa (A. Gray) J. L. Strachan & Rev. Purple Sage
Lycium cooperi A. Gray. Cooper's Box Thorn
Yucca baccata Torrey. Banana Yucca
Allium nevadense S. Watson nevadense. Nevada Onion
Interesting collections made at or near this location:
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Date and time this article was prepared:3:00:57 PM, 5/28/2019.