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

Amaranthaceae

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

Anacardiaceae

Rhus trilobata Torrey & A. Gray. Squawbush

Asteraceae

Astereae

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

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

Ericameria paniculata (A. Gray) Rydb. Mojave Rabbitbrush

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

Cardueae

Cirsium neomexicanum A. Gray. Desert Thistle

Helenieae

Baileya multiradiata A. Gray multiratiata. Desert Marigold

Heliantheae

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

Hymenoclea salsola Torr. & A. Gray. Cheese Bush

Senecioneae

Senecio multilobatus A. Gray. Lobeleaf Groundsel

Bignoniaceae

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

Brassicaceae

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

Thysanocarpus curvipes Hook. Sand Fringepod

Cactaceae

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

Ferocactus cylindraceus (Engelm.) Orc. Barrel Cactus

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

Opuntia basilaris Engelm. & J. Bigelow. Beavertail Cactus

Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & J. Bigelow. Pancake Prickly-Pear

Chenopodiaceae

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

Cucurbitaceae

Cucurbita palmata S. Watson. Coyote Melon

Euphorbiaceae

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

Fabaceae

Acacia greggii A. Gray. Catclaw

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

Gentianaceae

Frasera albomarginata S. Watson.

Krameriaceae

Krameria erecta Schultes. Pima Rhatany

Lamiaceae

Salazaria mexicana Torrey. Mexican Bladder Sage

Salvia columbariae Benth. Chia

Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams dorrii. Desert Sage

Salvia mohavensis E. Greene. Mohave Sage

Malvaceae

Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray. Apricot Mallow

Nyctaginaceae

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

Oleaceae

Menodora spinescens A. Gray. Spiny Desert Olive

Orobanchaceae

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

Plantaginaceae

Penstemon palmeri A. Gray palmeri. Wild Pink Snapdragon

Polemoniaceae

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

Polygonaceae

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

Eriogonum inflatum Torrey & Fremont. Desert Trumpet

Eriogonum pusillum Torr. & A. Gray. Yellowturbans

Rosaceae

Coleogyne ramosissima Torrey. Blackbrush

Prunus fasciculata (Torrey) A. Gray. Desert Almond

Rutaceae

Thamnosma montana Torrey & Fremont. Turpentine Broom

Solanaceae

Datura wrightii Regel. Sacred Datura

Lycium andersonii A. Gray. Water Jacket

Lycium cooperi A. Gray. Cooper's Box Thorn

Agavaceae

Yucca baccata Torrey. Banana Yucca

Yucca brevifolia Engelm. Joshua Tree

Yucca schidigera K. E. Ortgies. Mohave Yucca

Poaceae

Eragrostideae

Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch. Stinkgrass

Interesting collections made at or near this location:

  • Frasera albomarginata S. Watson
    • Roxanna S. Ferris 9862 6/26/1940
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:5:59:18 PM, 12/12/2017.