Eastern Mojave Vegetation Virgin Mountains, Clark County, Nevada.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Yant Pit Canyon. Virgin Mountains.

See also: Virgin Mountains. Virgin Peak.

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45 mi long and 8 mi wide. Mountain group extending form the north end of the Overton Arm of Lake Mead, in Nevada, generally northeastward into Arizona to the Virgin River; the Virgin River separates these mountains from the Beaver Dam Mountains to the north.

Elevation: 6716ft, 2047m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Autecology of Desert Elkweed Frasera albomarginata S. Watson (Syn: Swertia a.) Gentianaceae in the American Southwest: south of St. George
  • U. S. Interstate 15: 33300

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Kartesz, John Thomas. 1988. A flora of Nevada. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno, 1988.. UC Biosciences: QK173.K3 1988a
  • Seager, William R. 1970. Low-Angle Gravity Glide Structures in the Northern Virgin Mountains, Nevada and Arizona. Geological Society of America Bulletin. 81: 1517-1538. {TAS-pdf}

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. (Obs)

Frasera speciosa Griseb. Elkweed (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 2
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Nativity Undetermined:
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:5:43:38 PM, 4/14/2024.