Eastern Mojave Vegetation Wild Horse Mesa, San Bernardino County, California.
 
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See also: Mid Hills. Mitchell Caverns. Lobo Point and North Wild Horse Mesa.

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Large mesa in the eastern Mojave Desert, 10 km east-west by 20 km north-south, 2 km west of Lobo Point, and west of Hole-in-the-Wall and Black Canyon Road. The north slope is one site in my study.


Elevation: 5187ft, 1581m.

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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.

Asteraceae

Hymenoxys cooperi (A. Gray) Cockerell. Cooper's Rubberweed (TAS)

Astereae

Baccharis sergiloides A. Gray. Squaw Waterweed (TAS)

Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt. Longflower Rabbitbrush (TAS)

Ericameria linearifolia (DC.) Urb. & J. Wussow. Narrowleaf Goldenbush (TAS)

Helenieae

Baileya multiradiata Harv. & A. Gray ex Torr. Desert Marigold (TAS)

Madieae

Baeriinae

Eriophyllum pringeli A. Gray. Pringle's Woolly Sunflower (TAS)

Syntrichopappus fremontii A. Gray. Yellow-Ray Fremont's-Gold (Oth)

Madiinae

Layia glandulosa (Hook.) Hook. & Arn. White Daisy Tidy Tips (TAS)

Senecioneae

Packera multilobata (Torr. & A. Gray) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve. Lobeleaf Groundsel (TAS)

Boraginaceae

Amsinckia tessellata A. Gray tessellata. Bristly Fiddleneck (TAS)

Cryptantha flavoculata (A. Nelson) Payson. Roughseed Cryptantha (TAS)

Emmenanthe penduiflora Benth. Whispering Pells (Oth)

Phacelia fremontii Torr. Fremont's Phacelia (TAS)

Phacelia ramosissima Douglas ex Lehm. Branching Phacelia (TAS)

Brassicaceae

Arabis perennans S. Watson. Perennial Rockcress (Oth)

Boechera perennans (S. Watson) W. A. Weber. Perennial Rockcress (TAS)

Stanleya pinnata (Pursh) Britton pinnata. Prince's Plume (TAS)

Cactaceae

Echinocereus triglochidiatus Engelm. Three-Spine Hedgehog Cactus (Obs)

Caryophyllaceae

Arenaria macradenia S. Watson mcaradenia. Desert Sandwort (Oth)

Eremogone macradenia (S. Watson) Ikonn. macradenia. Desert Sandwort (TAS)

Euphorbiaceae

Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torrey & A. Gray) Small. Rattlesnake Weed (TAS)

Fabaceae

Astragalus cimae M. E. Jones cimae. Cima milkvetch (TAS)

Astragalus lentiginosus Hook. fremontii (A. Gray) S. Watson. Fremont's Milkvetch (TAS)

Dalea searlsiae (A. Gray) Barneby. Searls' Prairie Clover (TAS)

Fagaceae

Quercus chrysolepis Liebm. Canyon Live Oak (TAS)

Garryaceae

Garrya flavescens S. Watson. Ashy Silk-Tassel (TAS)

Gentianaceae

Frasera albomarginata S. Watson. (TAS+Oth)

Lamiaceae

Salazaria mexicana Torrey. Mexican Bladder Sage (Obs)

Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams pilosa (A. Gray) J. L. Strachan & Rev. Purple Sage (TAS)

Malvaceae

Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray monticola Kearney. Desert Globemallow (Oth)

Nyctaginaceae

Mirabilis multiflora (Torrey) A. Gray pubescens S. Watson. Colorado Four O'clock (Oth)

Oleaceae

Forestiera pubescens Nutt. Desert Olive (TAS)

Fraxinus anomala S. Watson. Single-Leaf Ash (TAS)

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja chromosa A. Nelson. Desert Indian Paintbrush (TAS)

Phrymaceae

Mimulus rubellus A. Gray. Little Redstem Monkeyflower (Oth)

Plantaginaceae

Penstemon eatonii A. Gray eatonii. Eaton's Firecracker (TAS+Obs)

Polemoniaceae

Gilia. Gilia (TAS)

Gilia aliquanta A. D. Grant & V. E. Grant breviloba A. D. Grant & V. E. Grant. Puffcalyx Gilia (Oth)

Gilia ophthalmoides Brand. Pinyon Gilia (TAS)

Phlox stansburyi (Torrey) A. A. Heller stansburyi. Cold-Desert Phlox (TAS)

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum fasciculatum Benth. polifolium (A. DC.) Torrey & A. Gray. California Buckwheat (TAS)

Ranunculaceae

Myosurus cupulatus S. Watson. Arizona Mousetail (Oth)

Rhamnaceae

Rhamnus ilicifolia Kellogg. Hollyleaf Redberry (TAS)

Rosaceae

Amelanchier utahensis Koehne. Utah Service-Berry (TAS+Oth)

Coleogyne ramosissima Torrey. Blackbrush (TAS)

Scrophulariaceae

Cordylanthus parviflorus (Ferris) Wiggins. Purple Bird's-Beak (Obs)

Agavaceae

Agave deserti (Engelm.) Gentry. Desert Agave (Obs)

Liliaceae

Calochortus kennedyi Porter. Desert Mariposa Lily (Obs)

Poaceae

Triticeae

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey brevifolius (J. G. Sm.) Barkworth. Squirreltail Grass (Oth)

Interesting collections made at or near this location:

  • Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams
    • Tom Schweich 107 4/29/1997
    • Tom Schweich 110 4/29/1997
Total number of taxa: 49
Native Taxa:
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43
Exotic Taxa:
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0
Nativity Undetermined:
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6
Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:5:34:56 PM, 9/6/2021.