Eastern Mojave Vegetation Bryce Canyon National Park, Garfield County, Utah.

Query: G.N.I.S.

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Proclaimed Bryce Canyon National Monument in 1923, Created Bryce Canyon National Park in 1924 (UT-T60). Named for William Bryce, who operated a sawmill and cut timberalong the Canyon Rim (UT-T56). Two other sources say it was named for Ebenezer Bryce who built a cabin at the mouth of thecanyon in 1876.

Elevation: 8176ft, 2492m.

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Davis, George H., and Gayle L. Pollack. 2003. Geology of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. pp. 37-60 in Sprinkel, Douglas A., Thomas C. Chidsey, Jr., and Paul B. Andersen, eds., 2003. Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments, 2nd Edition. Utah Geological Association Publication 28. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Geological Association and Bryce Canyon Natural History Association, 2003.

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