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 When I first read the field notes of Annie Alexander and Louise Kellogg, I was fascinated by the descriptions they wrote about the places they went and the plants and animals they found there. By publishing my field notes on the Internet I hope to follow a little bit in their tradition.
 

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Other articles: Shell Creek Road at Shell Creek north at Shell Creek south

Locations: Shell Creek.
Full Size ImageShell Creek in May 1998.  

Visit to Shell Creek.
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Shell Creek, May 10, 1998.
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Shell Creek in May 1998.
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Shell Creek, May 10, 1998.

Other articles: Wild Horse Canyon Road Wild Horse Mesa

Locations: Wild Horse Mesa.
Full Size ImageColl. No. 154.2, Astragalus cimae var. cimae  

154.2  Astragalus cimae M. E. Jones var. cimae. Cima milkvetch.

Wild Horse Mesa, San Bernardino County, California.

Coll. No. 154.2, keyed 21 Nov 2012, characters observed: Perennial; Leaf 6-7 cm.; Leaflets 13-17, 10 mm., tips obtuse to barely notched, strigose, more so on abaxial side; Flower ?; Fruit glabrous (very few hairs), chambers 2.

Other articles: Caruthers Canyon Road at the Giant Ledge Mine
Full Size ImageCollection No. 186, Frasera albomarginata, desert elkweed.  

186  Frasera albomarginata (S. Watson) Kuntze.

Other articles: Cedar Canyon Road Pinto Mountain
Full Size ImagePurple Bird's-Beak (Cordylanthus parviflorus)
Full Size ImageCollection No. 155, Cordylanthus parviflorus  

155  Cordylanthus parviflorus (Ferris) Wiggins. Purple Bird's-Beak.

Other articles: Lobo Point Road at the camp site
Full Size ImageColl. No. 157, Gutierrezia microcephala
Full Size ImageColl. No. 157, Gutierrezia microcephala  

157  Gutierrezia microcephala (DC.) A. Gray. Threadleaf Snakeweed.

Lobo Point, San Bernardino County, California. Alluvial flats, common in the informal campground, 1 miles east northeast of Hole-in-the-Wall, and 9 miles north northeast of Mitchell Caverns. 35.0512N, 115.4236W. WGS 1984. Elev. 1380 m.

Other articles: Lobo Point Road at the camp site  

158  Galium munzii Hilend & J. T. Howell. Munz's Bedstraw.

Lobo Point, San Bernardino County, California. North-facing slope of mudflow breccia, 1.7 miles west northwest of Hole-in-the-Wall, and 9 miles north northeast of Mitchell Caverns. 35.0501N, 115.4223W. WGS 1984. Elev. 1380 m.

Coll. No. 158, 20 Sep 1998, characters observed: Perennial, herb, sprawling, to 20 cm.; Stem, short stiff hairy; Leaves, whorls of 4, opposite to 3 mm, unequal, elliptic with acuminate tip; Flower minute, rotate; Style, 1, 2 branches; Stamens, 2(?), slightly exserted developing before gyn.; Fruit, black with sticky(?) white hairs.

Other articles: Lobo Point Road at the camp site
Full Size ImageCollection No. 160, Eriogonum fasciculatum ssp. polifolium
Full Size ImageCollection No. 160, Eriogonum fasciculatum ssp. polifolium  

160  Eriogonum fasciculatum Benth. Ssp. polifolium (A. DC.) Torrey & A. Gray. California Buckwheat.

Other articles: Lobo Point Road at the camp site
Full Size ImageCollection No. 162, Oenothera californica ssp. avita  

162  Oenothera californica (S. Watson) S. Watson ssp. avita Klein. Along washes in the Lobo Point camp.

Other articles: Wild Horse Canyon Road Wild Horse Mesa
Full Size ImageSingle-Leaved Ash (Fraxinus anomala).
Full Size ImageClose up of leaf of Fraxinus anomala.  

163  Fraxinus anomala S. Watson. Single-Leaf Ash.

Wild Horse Mesa, San Bernardino County, California. North slope of Wild Horse Mesa, on Winkler Formation (lacustrine limestone) where an old road crosses a watercourse. 35.0484N, 115.4584W. WGS 1984. Elev. 1550 m. With Pinus monophylla, Ericameria linearifolia, Rhamnus ilicifolia, Rhus trilobata, Garrya flavescens, and Juniperus osteosperma.

Other articles: Lobo Point Road at the camp site
Full Size ImageCollection No. 164, Verbena gooddingii, southwestern mock vervain.
Full Size ImageCollection No. 164, Verbena gooddingii, southwestern mock vervain.  

164  Verbena gooddingii Briq. Southwestern Mock Vervain.

Other articles: Wild Horse Canyon Road Wild Horse Mesa
Full Size ImageRhamnus ilicifolia on the north face of Wild Horse Mesa.
Full Size ImageHolly-Leaved Redberry (Rhamnus ilicifolia) on the north face of Wild Horse Mesa.  

165  Rhamnus ilicifolia Kellogg. Hollyleaf Redberry.

Wild Horse Mesa, San Bernardino County, California. North slope of Wild Horse Mesa. 5 km west-northwest of Hole-in-the-Wall. 35.0472N, 115.4587W. WGS 1984. Elev. 1550 m.

Other articles: Harris Springs Road near Harris Springs
Full Size ImageCollection No. 166, Purshia mexicana var. stansburyana, Stanbury cliffrose.
Full Size ImageCollection No. 166, Purshia mexicana var. stansburyana, Stansbury cliffrose.  

166  Purshia mexicana var. stansburyana, along Harris Springs road, on the southeast slopes of the Spring Mountains.
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Collection No. 166, Purshia mexicana var. stansburyana, Stanbury cliffrose.
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