Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mitchell Caverns, San Bernardino County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Providence Mountains State Park. Wild Horse Mesa.

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East side of the Providence Mountains, now known as the Providence Mountains State Recreation Area, site of a long-standing reliable weather gauge.

Elevation: 4514ft, 1376m.

Articles that refer to this location:


Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Mitchell, Jack. 1964. Jack Mitchell: Caveman. Torrance, California: Ida Mitchell, Cynthia Timberlake, Alberta Bailey, 1964. {TAS}
  • Mitchell, Jack. 2003. Keepers of the Caves: A true account of twenty years of moderm pioneering. Tales of the Mojave Road, Number 23. Goffs California: Tales of the Mojave Road Publishing Company, October 2003. {TAS} Keepers of the Caves is an updated and expanded reprinting of Jack Mitchell, Caveman, released by the Mojave Desert Heritage & Cultural Association, at Goffs, California.
  • West, N. E., K. H. Rea, and R. J. Tausch. 1975. Basic synecological relationships in pinyon-juniper woodland. Proc. pinyon-juniper ecosystem: a symposium. Logan, Utah: Utah State Univ.
  • Zar, Jerrold H. 1996. Biostatistical Analysis, 3rd edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1996.

Species collected at or near this location:



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


Yucca baccata Torrey. Banana Yucca (Oth)

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

Total number of taxa: 3
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:11:48:48 AM, 4/16/2021.