Eastern Mojave Vegetation Shoshone, Inyo County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Amargosa River.

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The name was applied to this place when the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad was built shortly after 1900. The post office is listed in 1915. It apparently is the only place in California named for the widespread family of Shoshonean Indians.

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Phacelia calthifolia Brand. Caltha-Leafed Phacelia (TAS)

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Date and time this article was prepared:10:48:58 AM, 5/9/2021.