Eastern Mojave Vegetation Cold Springs, Nye County, Nevada.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Sand Spring.

See also: Sodaville.

Springs at northwest border of Nye County and Mineral County, about 12 miles west of Gabbs.

Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas var. sesquimetralis (Rydb.) Barneby, the Sodaville milk-vetch, was previously listed at Threatened by the US Fish and Wildlife service in 1992. The taxon occurs at (Big) Sand Spring, Inyo County, California, Sodaville, Mineral County, Nevada, and Cold Springs, Nye County, Nevada. Following incorporation of the Sand Spring site into Death Valley National Park and action to protect the population from wild burros, the Fish and Wildlife Service withdrew the proposed rule to list the taxon as Threatened (Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998).

Elevation: 4127ft, 1258m.

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Fish and Wildlife Service. 1998. Withdrawal of Proposed Rule to List the Plants Astragalus lentiginosus var. micans (shining milk-vetch) and Astragalus lentiginosus var. sesquimetralis (Sodaville milk-vetch) as Threatened. Federal Register. 63(193):53631-63635. {TAS-pdf}
No collections made at this location.
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:15:23 AM, 7/13/2024.