Eastern Mojave Vegetation Colorado, Pike-San Isabel Forest, Forest Road 435  
 

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  Forest road along Salt Creek.
  End of Road
  Junction: Forest Road 435.4B
  Junction: Forest Road 435.4c

Other articles:
• Forest Road 436:   at FR 435;
• Field Notes:   16 Aug 2021;
Full Size ImageJunction of Forest Roads 435 and 436.  

Junction: Forest Road 436, up over the hill into Chaffee County, Chubb Park, and the Trout Creek drainage.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  18 Jul 2022;

Locations: Salt Creek.
Full Size ImageArtificial beaver ponds constructed on Salt Creek.  

When I visited the area in July 2022, there was a work crew installing artificial beaver ponds.
  North Salt Creek Trailhead: Salt Creek Trail

Other articles:
• Hymenoxis richardsonii:  Coll. No. 2564, 12 Jul 2021;
• Field Notes:  Coll. No. 2562, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2563, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2564, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2565, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2566, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2567, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2568, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2569, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2570, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2571, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2572, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2573, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2574, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2575, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2576, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2577, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2578, 12 Jul 2021;  Coll. No. 2687, 16 Aug 2021;  Coll. No. 2697, 16 Aug 2021;

Locations: Salt Creek.
Full Size ImageHabitat of Coll. No. 2687, Gutierrezia sarothrae  

Collecting locality, 12 July 2021
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Coll. No. 2697, Cryptantha sp. growing beside a log.
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Coll. No. 2562, Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii
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Coll. No. 2563, Oreocarya thyrsiflora
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Coll. No. 2564, Hymenoxys richardsonii var. floribunda
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Coll. No. 2565, Ipomopsis aggregata var. candida
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Coll. No. 2575, Penstemon virgatus var.asa-grayi
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Coll. No. 2576, Oxytropis sericea
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Coll. No. 2577, Astragalus tenellus
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Coll. No. 2578, Danthonia californica
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Coll. No. 2566, Oenothera coronopifolia
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Coll. No. 2577, Astragalus tenellus

Other articles:
CLOSED Forest Road 435A:   at FR 435;  

Junction: CLOSED Forest Road 435A

Locations: Salt Creek.  

Cross Salt Creek

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   16 Aug 2021;
Full Size Image(Valley of) Salt Creek
Full Size Image(Valley of) Salt Creek with Buffalo Peaks in the distance.  

Top of small rise where I had to stop and pee.

Other articles:
• US Highway 285:   at FR 435;  

Junction: US Highway 285
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Date and time this article was prepared: 9/21/2022 12:47:41 PM