Eastern Mojave Vegetation Soda Canyon Tip-off Trail, Montezuma County, Colorado.


See also: Mesa Verde. Mesa Verde National Park. Soda Point.

See also: Mancos Canyon. Mesa Verde National Park.

Referred to in literature as "just outside the park," presumably in reference to Mesa Verde National Park.

There is a trail visible in GoogleEarth from the east edge of Chapin Mesa, going down into Soda Canyon. This trail is in the southernmost notch above Soda Canyon, and a little more than a half mile north of Soda Point.

The coordinates given here are on the edge of the mesa at the top of the trail.

Latitude: 37.1333 Longitude: -108.4661 ( decimal)
Elevation: 6614ft, 2016m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Autecology of Desert Elkweed Frasera albomarginata S. Watson (Syn: Swertia a.) Gentianaceae in the American Southwest: 1611314
  • US Highway 160: Mesa Verde National Park

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Post, Douglas M. 1956. Studies in the Gentianaceae: Frasera and Swertia of North America. Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Berkeley. 1956..

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.


Frasera albomarginata S. Watson. (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 1
Native Taxa:
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:11:13:02 AM, 5/10/2024.