Eastern Mojave Vegetation US Highway 550  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 U.S. Route 550 is a spur of U.S. Highway 50 that runs from Bernalillo, New Mexico to Montrose, Colorado in the western United States. The section from Silverton to Ouray is frequently called the Million Dollar Highway.[1]

 

 

Other articles: U. S. Highway 50 Montrose  

Montrose

Junction: US Highway 50

 

   

Ouray

 

 

Other articles: Colorado Transbasin Water Transfer Red Mountain Ditch

Locations: Red Mountain Pass.  

Red Mountain Pass

 
  Forest Road 823, west side of highway

Other articles: Colorado Transbasin Water Transfer Carbon Lake Ditch

Locations: Carbon Lake Mine.  

Forest Road 825, east side of highway, to Carbon Lake Mine, and possibly the Carbon Lake Ditch. No sign of a lake named “Carbon” up here, though.

 

   

Durango

 

Other articles: US Highway 160 Durango  

Junction: US Highway 160, west to Cortez.

Other articles: US Highway 160 at US 550 S  

Junction: US Highway 160, east to Pagosa Springs.
  La Plata County, Colorado above
San Juan County, New Mexico below

Other articles: US Highway 64 in Bloomfield  

Junction: US Highway 64, "E. Broadway Ave.", east.

 

   

Bloomfield

 

Other articles: US Highway 64 at US 550  

Junction: US Highway 64, "W. Broadway Ave.", west.
  County Road 5500
  County Road 7010.

Approximately 2.4 miles southwest, out in the agricultural fields would be the likely collection locality of Blankenhorn #337 of Frasera albomarginata.

  County Road 7225

 

 

   

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Date and time this article was prepared: 12/6/2018 3:18:27 PM