Eastern Mojave Vegetation Magruder Mountain, Esmeralda County, Nevada.

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Mountain in southwest Nevada, 9044 ft., south of Lida, and NV Highway 266.

Elevation: 9035ft, 2754m.

Articles that refer to this location:


Literature Referring To This Location:

  • McKee, Edwin H. 1968. Geology of the Magruder Mountain Area, Nevada-California. Geological Survey Bulletin 1251-H. Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1968. {TAS}
  • Ross, Donald C. 1967. Generalized Geologic Map of the Inyo Mountains Region, California. Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-506. Washington, DC: U. S. Geological Society, 1967. {TAS}

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.


Ephedra viridis Cov. Green Ephedra (TAS)


Lomatium foeniculaceum (Nutt.) J. M. Coult. & Rose fimbriatum W. L. Theob. . (TAS)



Heliomeris multiflora Nutt. nevadensis (A. Nelson) W. F. Yates. Nevada Golden Eye (TAS)


Cryptantha circumscissa (Hook. & Arn.) I. M. Johnst. Cushion Cryptantha (TAS)

Cryptantha gracilis Osterh. Narrow-Stem Cryptantha (TAS)

Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene pterocarya. Wingnut Cryptantha (TAS)

Phacelia distans Benth. Distant Phacelia (TAS)


Astragalus casei A. Gray. Case's Milkvetch (TAS)

Lupinus holmgrenanus C. P. Sm. Holmgren's Lupine (TAS)


Frasera puberulenta Davidson. Inyo Elkweed (Oth)


Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams pilosa (A. Gray) J. L. Strachan & Rev. Purple Sage (Oth)


Mentzelia albicaulis (Douglas ex Hook.) Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray. White-Stem Blazing Star (TAS)


Eremothera boothii (Douglas) W.L. Wagner & Hoch intermedia (Munz) W.L. Wagner & Hoch. Booth's Hairy Evening Primrose (TAS)


Diplacus mephiticus (Greene) G.L. Nesom. Skunky Monkey Flower (TAS)


Gilia inconspicua (Sm.) Sweet. Shy Gilia (TAS)

Phlox hoodii Richardson canescens (Torr. & A. Gray) Wherry. Carpet Phlox (TAS)


Chorizanthe brevicornu Torr. spathulata (Rydb.) C. L. Hitchc. Great Basin Brittle Spineflower (TAS)


Allium atrorubens Watson cristatum (S. Watson) McNeal. Dark Red Onion (TAS)

Interesting collections made at or near this location:

  • Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams
    • Carl A. Purpus 5925 5/1/1898
Total number of taxa: 18
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:15:39 AM, 7/13/2024.