Eastern Mojave Vegetation US Highway 160  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 Poplar Bluff, Missouri, to US Highway 89 near Tuba City, Arizona.
 

Poplar Bluff

Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

Junction: US Highway 60

  Kansas above
Colorado below
 

Walsh

 
  Junction: Colorado Highway 100, south to Vilas.

Other articles: US Highway 385 s. Springfield  

Junction: US Highway 385, north to Lamar, or south to Oklahoma.

Other articles: County Road 12 at US 160  

Junction: County Road 12, north, eventually connecting with Colorado Highway 101 runing south from Las Animas.
  Highway turns to southbound from westbound to enter Pritchett.
Comanche National Grasslands below
 

Pritchett

 

Other articles: County Road BB at US 160  

Junction: County Road BB, west from County Road 7, east to County Road 14.
  Cross Lone Rock Draw. There is a collection of Frasera coloradensis about 3-4 miles to the west.

Other articles: County Road Z at US 160  

Junction: County Road Z, west from County Road 5, east to County Road 13.

Other articles: County Road 8 at US Hwy 160  

Junction: County Road 8, north in the direction of Lone Rock and a collection of Frasera coloradensis.
  Junction: County Road 3, south to Utleyville.
  Las Animas County above
Baca County below
 

Andrix

 

Other articles: Colorado Highway 109 at US Hwy 160  

Junction: Colorado Highway 109, north to La Junta.

Locations: Kim.  

Kim

 
  Comanche National Grasslands above
 

Tobe

 
 

Walts Corner

Junction: Colorado Highway 398, south to Branson and New Mexico.

Other articles: US Highway 350 near Trinidad  

Junction: US Highway 350, northeast to La Junta.

Other articles: CO Hwy 12 Trinidad  

Junction: Colorado Highway 12, N. Animas Street

Other articles: US Interstate 25 Trinidad  

Trinidad

Junction: US Interstate 25, south.

Other articles: US Interstate 25 Walsenburg  

Walsenburg

Junction: US Interstate 25, north.

Other articles: Field Notes 4 Apr 2016

Locations: Spanish Peaks.
Full Size ImageSpanish Peaks south from US Highway 160.  

View of the Spanish Peaks to the south of US Highway 160.

Other articles: CO Hwy 12 near La Veta  

Junction: CO Highway 12, to La Veta and then south.

Locations: North La Veta Pass. San Luis Valley.  

Huerfano County above
North La Veta Pass.
Costilla County and San Luis Valley below
  Costilla County above
Alamosa County below

Other articles: Colorado Highway 150 at US 160  

Junction: Colorado Highway 150, north to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

Other articles: El Rancho Lane at US 160  

Junction: El Rancho Lane, south to Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge.

Other articles: Colorado Highway 17 at US 160  

Junction: Colorado Highway 17, north through San Luis Valley to US Highway 285.

Locations: Rio Grande River.  

Cross Rio Grande River.

Other articles: Field Notes 5 Apr 2016
Full Size ImageD&RGW 169 on display at Cole Park in Alamosa
Full Size ImageD&RGW 169 on display at Cole Park in Alamosa  

City Offices and Cole Park, with D&RGW 169 on display.
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The Rio Grande River in downtown Alamosa.

Locations: Alamosa.  

Alamosa

 

Other articles: US Highway 285 in Alamosa  

  • West Avenue
  • Junction: US Highway 285, south through Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 

Parma

 

Other articles: County Line Road at US 160  

Junction: N & S 100 Rd
Alamosa County above
Rio Grande County below
Junction: N CR 6E, S CR 102

Full Size ImageMonte Vista depot and the San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad.
Full Size ImageColorado Potato Administrative Committee in Monte Vista.
Full Size ImageMonte Vista Depot.  
Cross San Luis and Rio Grande Railroad.

Other articles: Colorado Highway 15 at US 160 US Highway 285 at Monte Vista

Locations: Monte Vista.  

Monte Vista

Junction:
  • US Highway 285, north to Denver. US Hwy 285 south follows the route of US Hwy 160 east to Alamosa, then diverges south through Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • CO Highway 15, south, through the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge.
  • S. Broadway Steet, southbound street of Monte Vista.

Other articles: County Road 5 North at US 160  

Junction: [Rio Grande] County Road 5 North

Locations: San Luis Valley. Wolf Creek Pass.  

San Luis Valley and Rio Grande River watershed above
Wolf Creek Pass, Elev. 10823 ft.

Other articles: Forest Road 37 at US 160  

Junction: Forest Road 37

Locations: Coal Creek.

Species Lists: Frasera speciosa  

Junction: County Road 113 and Forest Road 666, "Fawn Gulch Road"

About 5 miles east northeast on Coal Creek is a collection locality of Frasera speciosa (Jeanette Flaig 2905, RM160452).

Other articles: US Highway 84 near Pagosa Springs  

Junction: US Highway 84, south into New Mexico
 

Pagosa Springs

 
  Junction: US Highway 550, south.
 

Durango

Junction: US Highway 550, north.

Other articles: Colorado State Highway 184 at US 160

Locations: Mancos.  

Mancos

Junction: Colorado Highway 184, northwest to Dolores and US Highway 491.

Locations: Mancos Valley.
Full Size ImageMancos Valley view from Mesa Verde  

View of Mancos Valley from Mesa Verde.

Literature Cited:
- Post, Douglas M., 1956.

Other articles: Frasera albomarginata in Colorado

Locations: Mesa Verde. Mesa Verde National Park. Soda Canyon Tip-off Trail.  

Mesa Verde National Park

 

Other articles: Colorado State Highway 145 at US 160  

Junction: US Highway 145, north to Dolores, Telluride, and Naturita.

Other articles: US Highway 491 Cortez

Locations: Cortez.  

Cortez

Junction: US Highway 491, north.

Other articles: Field Notes near Towaoc
Full Size ImageMontezuma Valley, south of Towaoc, Ute Mountain Indian Reservation  

Locations: Chimney Rock Draw.

Species Lists: Frasera albomarginata  

Road east to Chimney Rock Draw.

Other articles: US Highway 491 at US Hwy 160 W  

Junction:
  • US Highway 491, south.
  • Mancos Canyon Road
, west

Other articles: Utah Highway 262 at US Hwy 160  

Junction: Colorado Highway 41, northwest to the Utah State Line and Utah Highway 262, then to Montezuma Creek, Utah
  Colorado above ...
New Mexico below
 

New Mexico

 

Other articles: Field Notes 3-Jun-08 at Fout Corners 3-Jun-08 at Four Corners

Locations: Four Corners.
Full Size ImageMostly in Colorado with a small toehold in Utah.  

Four Corners

 
Full Size Image
Four Corners Monument Navajo Tribal Park
  New Mexico above
Arizona below
 

Arizona

 

Other articles: Field Notes near Tec Nos Pos
Full Size ImageArea of Teec Nos Pos, Arizona  

Teec Nos Pos

Junction: Indian Route 5014, to Teec Nos Pos

Other articles: US Highway 64 at US Hwy 160  

Junction: US Highway 64, southeast to Beclabito, Shiprock, and points east

Other articles: US Highway 191 at US Hwy 160  

Junction: US Highway 191, north.

Other articles: US Highway 191 at US Hwy 160  

Junction: US Highway 191, south.

Locations: Mexican Water.

Species Lists: Frasera paniculata  

Mexican Water is about 2 miles north.

Other articles: US Highway 163 at US Hwy 160  

Junction: US Highway 163, northeast past Kayenta and Mexican Hat to US Highway 191 near Bluff, Utah.

Locations: Tsegi Canyon.

Species Lists: Frasera speciosa  

Tsegi

Mouth of Tsegi Canyon. There is a collection of Frasera speciosa made about 5 miles up Tsegi Canyon. Access may be easier by way of Navajo National Monument.
  Junction: Arizona Highway 564, to Navajo National Monument.

Other articles: Arizona Highway 98 at US 160  

Junction: Arizona Highway 98

Other articles: Indian Road 16 at US 160

Locations: Dark Canyon Plateau.

Species Lists: Frasera speciosa  

Junction: Indian Route 16

Locations: Middle Mesa.

Species Lists: Frasera paniculata  

Middle Mesa.

F. W. Gould & W. S. Philips (4741, 7/16/1948) collected Frasera paniculata near here.

Other articles: Arizona Highway 264 at US Hwy 160  

Tuba City

Junction: Arizona Highway 264

Other articles: U. S. Hwy 89 at US Hwy 160  

Junction: US Highway 89
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Post, Douglas M. 1956. Studies in the Gentianaceae: Frasera and Swertia of North America. Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Berkeley. 1956..
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Date and time this article was prepared: 5/18/2017 12:10:04 PM