Eastern Mojave Vegetation Humphreys Peak, Coconino County, Arizona.

Query: G.N.I.S.

Named about 1870 for General A.A.Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, who authorized the 100th Meridian Survey. However, a General Land Office map showed in 1903 San Francisco Peak applied to this feature (apparently borrowed from San Francisco Mountain on which the peak stands). Thus the United States Geographic Board approved the variant name in 1911. In 1933, the application of the names was rectified

Elevation: 12562ft, 3829m.

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 speciosa Griseb. Elkweed (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 1
Native Taxa:
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Exotic Taxa:
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Nativity Undetermined:
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:15:33 AM, 7/13/2024.