Eastern Mojave Vegetation Rock Spring, San Bernardino County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Marl Spring.

See also: Watson Wash.

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Major perennial spring in the eastern Mojave, on the Mojave Road, and site of Fort Rock Spring.

Rare plant locality.

Commonly called "Rock Springs." However, listed by the GNIS as "Rock Spring," in the singular.

Elevation: 4846ft.

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Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Burn Area Emergency Response Team. 2005. Burned Area Emergency Stabilization Plan: Hackberry Complex. Primm, Nevada: National-Interagency Burned Area Emergency Response Team, July 5, 2005.
  • 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}
  • Hart, Herbert M. 1965. Camp Rock Springs. Old Forts of the Far West. Seattle, WA: Bonanza Books, 1965.
  • National Park Service, Mojave National Preserve. 2009. Environmental Assessment for Mojave National Preserve: Rock House and Rock Spring Visitor Education and Accessibility Improvements. http://www.nps.gov/moja/parkmgmt/upload/ea%20MOJA%20Rock%20House-Rock%20Spring%20project%202009.pdf

Species collected at or near this location:


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



Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. albula (Woot.) D.D. Keck. White Sagebrush

Artemisia tridentata Nutt. tridentata. Big Sagebrush


Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird hololeuca (A.Gray) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird. Rubber Rabbitbush

Ericameria paniculata (A. Gray) Rydb. Mojave Rabbitbrush


Mimulus parishii Greene. Parish's Monkeyflower

Mimulus pilosus (Benth.) S. Watson. False Monkeyflower

Total number of taxa: 7
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Date and time this article was prepared:5:24:07 PM, 6/19/2020.