Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino County, California.
 
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A national park in the eastern Mojave Desert. The Mid Hills are in the approximate center of Mojave National Preserve.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Kessler Springs Road - Mojave National Preserve: at MNP Entrance
  • Field Notes: Contents Contents
  • The Vegetation of Lobo Point and North Wild Horse Mesa, Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino County, California.: 62200
 

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Anderson, D. E., and S. G. Wells. 2004. Latest Pleistocene lake highstands in Death Valley, California. pp. 115-128 in Enzel, Y., S. G. Wells, and N. Lancaster. Paleoenvironments and paleohydrology of the Mojave and southern Great Basin deserts. Geological Society of America Special Paper 368. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2003.
  • Bishop, C. C. 1963. Geologic map of California: Needles sheet. scale 1:250000
  • Blackwelder, E. 1954. Pleistocene lakes and drainage in the Mojave region, southern California. California Department of Natural Resources Bulletin 170, Chapter 5, Part D,.
  • Bortugno, E. J. and T. E. Spittler. 1986. Geologic map of the San Bernardino quadrangle, California. Regional Geologic Map 3A. Sacramento, CA: California Division of Mines and Geology, 1986. scale 1:250000
  • Brussard, P. F., and D. S. Dobkin. 2003. Great Basin--Mojave Desert Region. U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division website:
  • Casebier, Dennis G. 1986. Mojave Road Guide. Tales of the Mojave Road, Number 11. Norco, California: Tales of the Mojave Road Publishing Company, June 1986. {TAS}
  • Clark, W. B. 1970. Gold Districts in California. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 193. 153.
  • Cox, B.F., J. W. Hillhouse, and L. A. Owen. 2003. Pliocene and Pleistocene evolution of the Mojave River, and associated tectonic development of the Transverse Ranges and Mojave Desert, based on borehole stratigraphy studies and mapping of landforms and sediments near Victorville, California. pp. 1-42 in Enzel, Y., S. G. Wells, and N. Lancaster. Paleoenvironments and paleohydrology of the Mojave and southern Great Basin deserts. Geological Society of America Special Paper 368. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2003.
  • Dohrenwend, J.C., S. G. Wells, B. D. Turrin, and L. D. McFadden. 1984. Rates and trends of late Cenozoic landscape degradation in the area of the Cima volcanic field, Mojave Desert, California. pp. 101-115 in Dohrenwend, J.C. (ed.). Surficial Geology of the Eastern Mojave Desert, California. Geological Society of America, 1984 Annual Meeting, Field Trip 14 Guidebook. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 1984.
  • Enzel, Y., S. G. Wells, and N. Lancaster. 2003. Late Pleistocene lakes along the Mojave River, southeast California. pp. 61-78 in Enzel, Y., S. G. Wells, and N. Lancaster. Paleoenvironments and paleohydrology of the Mojave and southern Great Basin deserts. Geological Society of America Special Paper 368. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2003.
  • Enzel, Y., S. G. Wells, and N. Lancaster. 2003. Paleoenvironments and paleohydrology of the Mojave and southern Great Basin deserts. Geological Society of America Special Paper 368. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2003.
  • Goldfarb, R., D. M. Miller, R. W. Simpson, D. B. Hoover, and P. Moyle. 1986. Mineral resources of the Providence Mountains Wilderness Study Area, San Bernardino County, California. U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1712D.
  • Heizer, R. F, and M. A. Whipple. 1971. The California Indians, 2nd Edition. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1971. {TAS}
  • Hewett, D. Foster. 1956. Geology and Mineral Resources of the Ivanpah Quadrangle, California and Nevada. U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 275.. {TAS} 172 pp.
  • Jennings, Charles W., compiler. 1961. Geologic Map of California, Kingman Sheet.
  • Jennings, C. W., J. L. Burnett, and B. W. Troxel. 1962. Geologic map of California: Trona sheet. California Division of Mines and Geology. scale 1:250000
  • Lancaster, N., and V. P. Tchakerian. 2003. Late Quaternary eolian dynamics, Mojave Desert, California. pp. 231-249 in Enzel, Y., S. G. Wells, and N. Lancaster. Paleoenvironments and paleohydrology of the Mojave and southern Great Basin deserts. Geological Society of America Special Paper 368. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2003.
  • McDonald, E.V., L. D. McFadden, and S. G. Wells. 2003. Regional response of alluvial fans to the Pleistocene-Holocene climatic transition, Mojave Desert, California. pp. 189-205 in Enzel, Y., S. G. Wells, and N. Lancaster. Paleoenvironments and paleohydrology of the Mojave and southern Great Basin deserts. Geological Society of America Special Paper 368. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2003.
  • Meek, N. 1989. Geomorphic and hydrologic implications of the rapid incision of Afton Canyon, Mojave Desert. Geology. 17: 7-10.
  • Miller, D.M., L. L. Glick, R. J. Goldfarb, R. W. Simpson, D. B. Hoover, D. E. Detra, J. C. Dohwenwend, and S. R. Munts. 1985. Mineral resource potential map of the South Providence Mountains Wilderness Study Area, San Bernardino County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1780-A. 29 p.
  • Miller, D.M., R. J. Miller, J. E. Nielson, H. G. Wilshire, K. A. Howard, K.A., and P. Stone. 1991. Preliminary geologic map of the East Mojave National Scenic Area. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-435. scale 1:100,000
  • Miller, D. M., and J. L. Wooden. 1993. Geologic map of the New York Mountains area, California and Nevada. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-198. 10 p., scale 1:50,000
  • Moratto, M. J. 1984. California Archeology. Academic Press, Inc.: 1984.
  • Neal, J. T, and Motts. 1967. Recent geomorphic changes in playas of the western United States. Journal of Geology. 75(5):511-525. (Reprinted in Playas and Dried Lakes, Neal, J.T., (ed.), (Benchmark Papers in Geology, v. 20): Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1974.)
  • National Park Service. 1998. The Old Spanish Trail. National Historical Trail Feasibility Study Newsletter 1. 3 p.
  • National Park Service. 2001. National Historic Trail Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment, Old Spanish Trail. U.S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service. 151 p.
  • Reynolds, Robert E. (ed.). 1994. Off limits in the Mojave Desert: Field Trip Guidebook and Volume for the 1994 Mojave Desert Quaternary Research Center Field Trip to Fort Irwin and Surrounding Areas. San Bernardino County Museum Association Special Publication 94-1. 94(1). {TAS} 100 p.
  • Reynolds, R. E. (compiler). 1985. Cajon Pass to Manix Lake: Geologic Investigations along Interstate 15. San Bernardino County Museum. 191 p.
  • Reynolds, R. E., S. G. Wells, and R. H. Brady, III (compilers). 1990. At the End of the Mojave: Quaternary Studies in the Eastern Mojave Desert. San Bernardino County Museum Association Special Publication. 134 p.
  • Reynolds, Robert E. and Jennifer Reynolds. 1995. Ancient Surfaces of the East Mojave Desert: A volume and field trip guide prepared in conjunction with the 1995 Desert Research Symposium,. San Bernardino County Museum Association Quarterly. 42(3). {TAS}
  • Sharp, R. P. 1954. The nature of Cima Dome [Part 8]. pp. 49-52 in Jahns, R. H. (ed.). Geology of southern California. 68(3):49-52.
  • Sharp, R. P. 1982. Kelso Dunes. pp. 83-87 in Cooper, J. D. (ed.). Geologic excursions in the California desert.
  • Tchakerian, V.P. and N. Lancaster. 2002. Late Quaternary arid/humid cycles in the Mojave Desert and western Great Basin of North America. Quaternary Science Reviews. 21(7):799-810.
  • Theodore, T. G. (ed.). 2003. Geology and mineral resources of the East Mojave National Scenic Area. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2160. 279 p.; http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/bulletin/b2160/.
  • Thompson, D. G. 1929. The Mojave Desert Region, California: A Geographic, Geologic, and Hydrologic Reconnaissance. U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 578. (Excerpted version reprinted under the title "Soda Lake and Silver Lake" in Playas and Dried Lakes, Neal, J.T., (ed.), (Benchmark Papers in Geology, v. 20): Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1974.)
  • Thompson, R S. 1998. A Strategy for Assessing Potential Future Changes in Climate, Hydrology, and Vegetation in the Western United States. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1153. 20 p,
  • U.S. Geological Survey. 1991. Evaluation of Metallic Mineral Resources and Their Geologic Controls in the East Mojave National Scenic Area, San Bernardino County, California. Evaluation of Metallic Mineral Resources and Their Geologic Controls in the East Mojave National Scenic Area, San Bernardino County, California. 278 p., (with six map plates).
  • Wells, S.G., R. Y. Anderson, L. D. McFadden, W. J. Brown, Y. Enzel, and J. L. Miossec. 1989. Late Quaternary paleohydrology of the Eastern Mojave River drainage, southern California: quantitative assessment of the Late Quaternary hydrologic cycle in large arid watersheds.
  • Wells, S.G., W. J. Brown, Y. Enzel, R. Y. Anderson, and L. D. McFadden. 2003. Late Quaternary geology and paleohydrology of pluvial Lake Mojave, southern California. pp. 79-114 in Enzel, Y., S. G. Wells, and N. Lancaster. Paleoenvironments and paleohydrology of the Mojave and southern Great Basin deserts. Geological Society of America Special Paper 368. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2003.

Species collected at or near this location:

Boraginaceae

Cryptantha clokeyi I. M. Johnston. Clokey's Cryptantha

Brassicaceae

Brassica tournefortii Gouan. African Mustard

Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb. Tansy Mustard

Lepidium latifolium L. Broad-Leaved Pepper-Grass

Sisymbrium irio L. London Rocket

Fabaceae

Astragalus cimae M. E. Jones cimae. Cima milkvetch

Lotus argyraeus (E. Greene) E. Greene multicaulis (Ottley) Isely. Scrub Lotus

Robinia neomexicana A. Gray. Desert Locust

Onagraceae

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

Plantaginaceae

Penstemon calcareus Brandegee. Limestone Beardtongue

Penstemon stephensii Brandegee. Stephen's Beardtongue

Penstemon thompsoniae (A. Gray) Rydb. Thompson's Beardtongue

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum thornii (Reveal & Henr.) L. M. Shultz. Thorne's Buckwheat

Sterculiaceae

Ayenia compacta Rose. Ayenia

Poaceae

Pappophoreae

Enneapogon desvauxii Beauv. Nine-Awned Pappus Grass

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Date and time this article was prepared:6:09:20 PM, 10/6/2017.