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:


Ephedra viridis Cov. Green Ephedra


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



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


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

Cryptantha gracilis Osterh. Narrow-Stem Cryptantha

Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene pterocarya. Wingnut Cryptantha

Phacelia distans Benth. Distant Phacelia


Astragalus casei A. Gray. Case's Milkvetch

Lupinus holmgrenanus C. P. Sm. Holmgren's Lupine


Frasera puberulenta Davidson. Inyo Elkweed


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


Mentzelia albicaulis Hook. White-Stem Blazing Star


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


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


Gilia inconspicua (Sm.) Sweet. Shy Gilia

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


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


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

Interesting collections made at or near this location:

  • Frasera puberulenta Davidson
    • A. H. Holmgren 7/5/1945
  • Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams
    • Carl A. Purpus 5925 5/1/1898
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Date and time this article was prepared:11:18:53 AM, 11/24/2017.