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:


Frasera speciosa Griseb. Elkweed (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 1
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Nativity Undetermined:
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:56:46 PM, 5/26/2021.