Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mount Vernon Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado.

Query: G.N.I.S.

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Elevation: 6460ft, 1969m.

Articles that refer to this location:


Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Beaman, John H. 1957. The Systematics and Evolution of Townsendia (Compositae). Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University. No. . Cambridge, MA: Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, 1957. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122304 {TAS-pdf}
  • Scott, G. R. 1972. Geologic map of the Morrison quadrangle, Jefferson County, Colorado. Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-790-A. U. S. Geological Survey: 1972. {TAS-pdf} http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngm-bin/pdp/download.pl?q=7283_9620_5, accessed 28 August 2014
  • Van Horn, Richard. 1972. Surficial and bedrock geologic map of the Golden Quadrangle, Jefferson County, Colorado. USGS IMAP: 761-A. 1972. {TAS-pdf} http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngm-bin/pdp/download.pl?q=7281_9511_5, accessed 27 August 2014

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

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.




Townsendia hookeri Beaman. Hooker's Townsend Daisy (Oth)


Erigeron flagellaris A. Gray. Trailing Fleabane (Oth)



Centaurea stoebe L. Spotted Knapweed (Oth)


Helianthus pumilus Nutt. Little Sunflower (Oth)


Securigera varia (L.) Lassen. Purple Crownvetch (Oth)


Epilobium ciliatum Raf. Fringed Willowherb (Oth)


Argemone hispida A. Gray. Rough Prickly Poppy (Oth)

Papaver rhoeas L. Corn Poppy (Oth)


Eriogonum arcuatum Greene, Pittonia. 4: 319. 1901. Baker's Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum effusum Nuttall, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia. 4: 15. 1848. Spreading Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. ramulosum Reveal. Buffalo Bill's Sulphur Flower (Oth)

Fallopia convolvulus (L.) A.Löve. Black Bindweed (Oth)


Delphinium carolinianum Walter virescens (Nutt.) R.E. Brooks. Plains Larkspur (Oth)

Ranunculus acriformis A. Gray. Sharpleaf Buttercup (Oth)


Ceanothus fendleri A. Gray. Fendler's Ceanothus (Oth)


Crataegus succulenta Schrad. ex Link. Fleshy Hawthorn (Oth)

Rubus idaeus L. strigosus (Michx.) Maxim. American Red Raspberry (Oth)


Eriocoma robusta (Vasey) Romasch. (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 18
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Date and time this article was prepared:11:54:37 AM, 6/16/2024.