Eastern Mojave Vegetation Spring Mountains, Clark County, Nevada.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Mesquite Valley.

See also: Charleston Peak. Clark Canyon. Harris Springs. Lucky Strike Canyon. Potosi Mountain. Sandy.

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This is the correct name for the mountain range also known as the Charleston Mountains. Highest peak is called Mount Charleston, 45 km northwest of Las Vegas. Other names that have been applied to Spring Mountains are Buckskin Range, Charleston, Charleston Mountain, Silver Buttes, Spring Mountain Range, State Line Mountains, Timber Mountain, Washington Mountains, and Spring Mountain.

Elevation: 7897ft, 2407m.

Articles that refer to this location:


Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Clokey, Ira W. 1943. Notes on the Flora of the Charleston Mountains, Clark County, Nevada. Madroņo. 7(3):67-76. {TAS}
  • Kartesz, John Thomas. 1988. A flora of Nevada. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno, 1988.. UC Biosciences: QK173.K3 1988a

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.


Caulanthus crassicaulis (Torr.) Wats. Spindlestem (TAS)


Frasera albomarginata S. Watson. (Obs)


Oenothera suffrutescens (Ser.) W. L. Wagner & Hoch. Linda Tarde (TAS)

Total number of taxa: 3
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Date and time this article was prepared:4:25:10 PM, 2/5/2024.