Eastern Mojave Vegetation Cedar Canyon, San Bernardino County, California.
 
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See also: Marl Spring. Pinto Mountain.

See also: Black Canyon. Mid Hills.

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East-west canyon at the north end of the Mid Hills, traversed by the Cedar Canyon Fault and Cedar Canyon Road.

Cedar Canyon ends where the Cedar Canyon Fault passes to the north side of Pinto Mountain.


Elevation: 4354ft, 1327m.

Articles that refer to this location:

 

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Casebier, Dennis G. 1986. Mojave Road Guide. Tales of the Mojave Road, Number 11. Norco, California: Tales of the Mojave Road Publishing Company, June 1986. {TAS}

Species collected at or near this location:

Ephedraceae

Ephedra L. Joint Fir (Obs)

Amaranthaceae

Amaranthus torreyi (A. Gray) Benth. Torrey's Amaranthus (Oth)

Anacardiaceae

Rhus trilobata Nutt. Squawbush (Obs)

Asteraceae

Astereae

Ericameria linearifolia (DC.) Urb. & J. Wussow. Narrowleaf Goldenbush (Obs)

Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird. Rubber Rabbitbush (Oth)

Ericameria paniculata (A. Gray) Rydb. Mojave Rabbitbrush (Obs)

Gutierrezia microcephala (DC.) A. Gray. Threadleaf Snakeweed (Obs)

Cardueae

Cirsium neomexicanum A. Gray. Desert Thistle (Obs)

Helenieae

Baileya multiradiata A. Gray multiratiata. Desert Marigold (Obs)

Heliantheae

Ambrosia eriocentra (A. Gray) Payne. Wooly Bur-Sage (Obs)

Hymenoclea salsola Torr. & A. Gray. Cheese Bush (Obs)

Senecioneae

Senecio multilobatus A. Gray. Lobeleaf Groundsel (Obs)

Bignoniaceae

Chilopsis linearis (Cav.) Sweet arcuata (Fosb.) Henrickson. Desert Willow (Obs)

Brassicaceae

Arabis pulchra M. E. Jones ex S. Watson gracilis M. E. Jones. Beautiful Rockcress (Oth)

Thysanocarpus curvipes Hook. Sand Fringepod (Oth)

Cactaceae

Echinocereus engelmannii (Engelm.) Lemaire. Engelmann's Hedgehog Cactus (Obs)

Ferocactus cylindraceus (Engelm.) Orc. Barrel Cactus (Obs)

Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J. Bigelow coloradensis L. Benson. Buckhorn Cholla (Obs)

Opuntia basilaris Engelm. & J. Bigelow. Beavertail Cactus (Obs)

Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & J. Bigelow. Pancake Prickly-Pear (Obs)

Chenopodiaceae

Atriplex canescens (Pursh.) Nutt. canescens. Four-wing Saltbush (Obs)

Cucurbitaceae

Cucurbita palmata S. Watson. Coyote Melon (Obs)

Euphorbiaceae

Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torrey & A. Gray) Small. Rattlesnake Weed (Obs)

Fabaceae

Acacia greggii A. Gray. Catclaw (Obs)

Lotus rigidus (Benth.) E. Greene. Desert Lotus (Obs)

Gentianaceae

Frasera albomarginata S. Watson. (Oth)

Krameriaceae

Krameria erecta Schultes. Pima Rhatany (Obs)

Lamiaceae

Salazaria mexicana Torrey. Mexican Bladder Sage (Obs)

Salvia columbariae Benth. Chia (Obs)

Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams dorrii. Desert Sage (Obs)

Salvia mohavensis E. Greene. Mohave Sage (Obs)

Malvaceae

Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray. Apricot Mallow (Obs)

Nyctaginaceae

Mirabilis multiflora (Torrey) A. Gray pubescens S. Watson. Colorado Four O'clock (Obs)

Oleaceae

Menodora spinescens A. Gray. Spiny Desert Olive (Obs)

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja angustifolia (Nutt.) G. Don. Desert Indian Paintbrush (Obs)

Plantaginaceae

Penstemon palmeri A. Gray palmeri. Wild Pink Snapdragon (Obs)

Polemoniaceae

Ipomopsis polycladon (Torr.) V. E. Grant. Sprawling Skyrocket (TAS)

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum fasciculatum Benth. polifolium (A. DC.) Torrey & A. Gray. California Buckwheat (Obs)

Eriogonum inflatum Torrey & Fremont. Desert Trumpet (Obs)

Eriogonum pusillum Torr. & A. Gray. Yellowturbans (Oth)

Rosaceae

Coleogyne ramosissima Torrey. Blackbrush (Obs)

Prunus fasciculata (Torrey) A. Gray. Desert Almond (Obs)

Rutaceae

Thamnosma montana Torrey & Fremont. Turpentine Broom (Obs)

Solanaceae

Datura wrightii Regel. Sacred Datura (Obs)

Lycium andersonii A. Gray. Water Jacket (Obs)

Lycium cooperi A. Gray. Cooper's Box Thorn (Obs)

Agavaceae

Yucca baccata Torrey. Banana Yucca (Obs)

Yucca brevifolia Engelm. Joshua Tree (Obs)

Yucca schidigera K. E. Ortgies. Mohave Yucca (Obs)

Poaceae

Eragrostideae

Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch. Stinkgrass (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 50
Native Taxa:
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37
Exotic Taxa:
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1
Nativity Undetermined:
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12
Listed Weeds:
Indentified as Weed
0
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Date and time this article was prepared:11:02:02 AM, 1/15/2021.