Eastern Mojave Vegetation Virgin Mountains, Clark County, Nevada.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Yant Pit Canyon. Virgin Mountains.

See also: Virgin Mountains. Virgin Peak.

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45 mi long and 8 mi wide. Mountain group extending form the north end of the Overton Arm of Lake Mead, in Nevada, generally northeastward into Arizona to the Virgin River; the Virgin River separates these mountains from the Beaver Dam Mountains to the north.

Elevation: 6716ft, 2047m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Autecology of Desert Elkweed Frasera albomarginata S. Watson (Syn: Swertia a.) Gentianaceae in the American Southwest: south of St. George
  • U. S. Interstate 15: 33300

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Kartesz, John Thomas. 1988. A flora of Nevada. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno, 1988.. UC Biosciences: QK173.K3 1988a
  • Seager, William R. 1970. Low-Angle Gravity Glide Structures in the Northern Virgin Mountains, Nevada and Arizona. Geological Society of America Bulletin. 81: 1517-1538. {TAS-pdf}

Species collected at or near this location:


Frasera albomarginata S. Watson.

Frasera speciosa Griseb. Elkweed

Total number of taxa: 2
Native Taxa:
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Exotic Taxa:
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Nativity Undetermined:
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:5:29:44 PM, 9/23/2020.