Eastern Mojave Vegetation Wild Horse Mesa, San Bernardino County, California.
 
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See also: Mid Hills. Lobo Point and North Wild Horse Mesa.

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Large mesa in the eastern Mojave Desert, 10 km east-west by 20 km north-south, 2 km west of Lobo Point, and west of Hole-in-the-Wall and Black Canyon Road. The north slope is one site in my study.


Elevation: 5187ft, 1581m.

Articles that refer to this location:

 

Literature Referring To This Location:

Species collected at or near this location:

Asteraceae

Hymenoxys cooperi (A. Gray) Cockerell. Cooper's Rubberweed

Astereae

Baccharis sergiloides A. Gray. Squaw Waterweed

Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt. Longflower Rabbitbrush

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

Helenieae

Baileya multiradiata Harv. & A. Gray ex Torr. Desert Marigold

Madieae

Baeriinae

Eriophyllum pringeli A. Gray. Pringle's Woolly Sunflower

Syntrichopappus fremontii A. Gray. Yellow-Ray Fremont's-Gold

Madiinae

Layia glandulosa (Hook.) Hook. & Arn. White Daisy Tidy Tips

Senecioneae

Packera multilobata (Torr. & A. Gray) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve. Lobeleaf Groundsel

Boraginaceae

Amsinckia tessellata A. Gray tessellata. Bristly Fiddleneck

Cryptantha flavoculata (A. Nelson) Payson. Roughseed Cryptantha

Emmenanthe penduiflora Benth. Whispering Pells

Phacelia fremontii Torr. Fremont's Phacelia

Phacelia ramosissima Douglas ex Lehm. Branching Phacelia

Brassicaceae

Arabis perennans S. Watson. Perennial Rockcress

Boechera perennans (S. Watson) W. A. Weber. Perennial Rockcress

Stanleya pinnata (Pursh) Britton pinnata. Prince's Plume

Cactaceae

Echinocereus triglochidiatus Engelm. Three-Spine Hedgehog Cactus

Caryophyllaceae

Arenaria macradenia S. Watson mcaradenia. Desert Sandwort

Eremogone macradenia (S. Watson) Ikonn. macradenia. Desert Sandwort

Euphorbiaceae

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

Fabaceae

Astragalus cimae M. E. Jones cimae. Cima milkvetch

Astragalus lentiginosus Hook. fremontii (A. Gray) S. Watson. Fremont's Milkvetch

Dalea searlsiae (A. Gray) Barneby. Searls' Prairie Clover

Fagaceae

Quercus chrysolepis Liebm. Canyon Live Oak

Garryaceae

Garrya flavescens S. Watson. Ashy Silk-Tassel

Gentianaceae

Frasera albomarginata S. Watson.

Lamiaceae

Salazaria mexicana Torrey. Mexican Bladder Sage

Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams pilosa (A. Gray) J. L. Strachan & Rev. Purple Sage

Malvaceae

Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray monticola Kearney. Desert Globemallow

Nyctaginaceae

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

Oleaceae

Forestiera pubescens Nutt. Desert Olive

Fraxinus anomala S. Watson. Single-Leaf Ash

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja chromosa A. Nelson. Desert Indian Paintbrush

Phrymaceae

Mimulus rubellus A. Gray. Little Redstem Monkeyflower

Plantaginaceae

Penstemon eatonii A. Gray eatonii. Eaton's Firecracker

Polemoniaceae

Gilia. Gilia

Gilia aliquanta A. D. Grant & V. E. Grant breviloba A. D. Grant & V. E. Grant. Puffcalyx Gilia

Gilia ophthalmoides Brand. Pinyon Gilia

Phlox stansburyi (Torrey) A. A. Heller stansburyi. Cold-Desert Phlox

Polygonaceae

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

Ranunculaceae

Myosurus cupulatus S. Watson. Arizona Mousetail

Rhamnaceae

Rhamnus ilicifolia Kellogg. Hollyleaf Redberry

Rosaceae

Amelanchier utahensis Koehne. Utah Service-Berry

Coleogyne ramosissima Torrey. Blackbrush

Scrophulariaceae

Cordylanthus parviflorus (Ferris) Wiggins. Purple Bird's-Beak

Agavaceae

Agave deserti (Engelm.) Gentry. Desert Agave

Liliaceae

Calochortus kennedyi Porter. Desert Mariposa Lily

Poaceae

Triticeae

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey brevifolius (J. G. Sm.) Barkworth. Squirreltail Grass

Interesting collections made at or near this location:

  • Frasera albomarginata S. Watson
    • Jim Andre and R. Kelley 7480 5/11/2006
    • Tom Schweich 25 5/27/1993
    • Tom Schweich 43 4/30/1996
    • Tom Schweich 149.100006103516 10/3/1997
    • Tom Schweich 183 5/29/1999
    • Tom Schweich 288 5/26/2001
  • Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams
    • Tom Schweich 107 4/29/1997
    • Tom Schweich 110 4/29/1997
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Date and time this article was prepared:2:19:53 PM, 6/17/2017.