Eastern Mojave Vegetation Spring Mountains, Clark County, Nevada.
 
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See also: Mesquite Valley.

See also: Charleston Peak. Clark Canyon. Harris Springs. Lucky Strike Canyon. Potosi Mountain. Sandy.

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This is the correct name for the mountain range also known as the Charleston Mountains. Highest peak is called Mount Charleston, 45 km northwest of Las Vegas. Other names that have been applied to Spring Mountains are Buckskin Range, Charleston, Charleston Mountain, Silver Buttes, Spring Mountain Range, State Line Mountains, Timber Mountain, Washington Mountains, and Spring Mountain.


Elevation: 7897ft, 2407m.

Articles that refer to this location:

 

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Clokey, Ira W. 1943. Notes on the Flora of the Charleston Mountains, Clark County, Nevada. Madroņo. 7(3):67-76. {TAS}
  • Kartesz, John Thomas. 1988. A flora of Nevada. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno, 1988.. UC Biosciences: QK173.K3 1988a

Species collected at or near this location:

Brassicaceae

Caulanthus crassicaulis (Torr.) Wats. Spindlestem

Gentianaceae

Frasera albomarginata S. Watson.

Onagraceae

Oenothera suffrutescens (Ser.) W. L. Wagner & Hoch. Linda Tarde

Interesting collections made at or near this location:

  • Frasera albomarginata S. Watson
    • Carl A. Purpus 6083 5/1/1898
    • Carl A. Purpus 6083 5/1/1898
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Date and time this article was prepared:9:42:45 AM, 7/31/2017.