Eastern Mojave Vegetation Beclabito, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Query: G.N.I.S.

Populated Place.

A Navajo name reportedly meaning 'water underneath.

On the N side of Beclabito Wash 31 km (19 mi) NW of Shiprock.

Also known as: Biltabito, Bitlabito, Beclabata, Beklabito, Biclabito, and Bitl'aabito.

Swertia albomarginata has been collected near Beclabito on silty-clay soils of Dakota Sandstone.

Landis, et al. (1973) appears to be a major reference for the Dakota Sandstone.

Elevation: 5574ft, 1699m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Autecology of Desert Elkweed Frasera albomarginata S. Watson (Syn: Swertia a.) Gentianaceae in the American Southwest: in New Mexico
  • US Highway 64: at Beclabito

Literature Referring To This Location:

Species collected at or near this location:


Frasera albomarginata S. Watson. (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 1
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:56:44 PM, 5/26/2021.