Eastern Mojave Vegetation Buckskin Mountains, Coconino County, Arizona.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Kaibab Plateau.

See also: Buckskin Mountain.

Small mountain range in northern Arizona, northern extension of the Kaibab Plateau, extend into Kane County, Utah.

Name formerly used for the current Kaibab Plateau. Name of Kaibab Plateau was formally adopted in 1910.

Marcus A. Jones collected Frasera albomarginata in the Buckskin Mountains in 1889. Since the name had wider application then than now, it's possible the collection was made anywhere between the southern tip of the Kaibab Plateau and the northern tip of Buckskin Mountain.

Elevation: 6381ft, 1945m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Autecology of Desert Elkweed Frasera albomarginata S. Watson (Syn: Swertia a.) Gentianaceae in the American Southwest: near Parker

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Lenz, Lee W. 1986. Marcus E. Jones: Western Geologist, Mining Engineer & Botanist. Claremont, CA: Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1986. {TAS}

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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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:15:19 AM, 7/13/2024.