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.

This list summarizes plants collected or observed at this specific, named location. It does not include plants collected or observed at nearby named or unnamed locations. It may be more instructive to use the Area Lists that contain this location.

  • TAS – The plant was collected by Tom Schweich.
  • Oth – The plant was collected by someone, but not Tom.
  • Obs – The plant was observed, but not collected.




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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Date and time this article was prepared:8:15:41 AM, 7/13/2024.