Eastern Mojave Vegetation Tres Alamos Wash, Cochise County, Arizona.

Query: G.N.I.S.

Wash north of Benson.

An "álamo" is a Poplar tree, which in the American Southwest could also be a Cottonwood. So presumably, this would be "Three Cottonwoods Wash." An "álamo temblón" is a Aspen, commonly known as a quaking aspen.

Elevation: 3405ft, 1038m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Three Links Road [Cascabel Road], Cochise County, Arizona: at Tres Alamos Wash
  • Autecology of Desert Elkweed Frasera albomarginata S. Watson (Syn: Swertia a.) Gentianaceae in the American Southwest: at Hookers Hot Springs

Species collected at or near this location.

This list summarizes plants collected or observed at this specific, named location. It does not include plants collected or observed at nearby named or unnamed locations. It may be more instructive to use the Area Lists that contain this location.

  • TAS – The plant was collected by Tom Schweich.
  • Oth – The plant was collected by someone, but not Tom.
  • Obs – The plant was observed, but not collected.


Frasera albomarginata S. Watson. (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 1
Native Taxa:
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Nativity Undetermined:
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:5:22:10 PM, 9/18/2023.