Eastern Mojave Vegetation Winters Pass, San Bernardino County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Winters Pass Hills.

See also: Mesquite Mountains.

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Pass through the Mesquite Mountains.

Possibly named for Aaron and Rosie Winters who discovered Cottonball borax in Death Valley in 1881.

Elevation: 3832ft, 1168m.

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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.




Xylorhiza tortifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene tortifolia. Mojave Woody Aster (TAS)


Chaenactis carphoclinia A. Gray carphoclinia. Pebble Pincushion (TAS)


Amsinckia tessellata A. Gray tessellata. Bristly Fiddleneck (TAS)

Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene cycloptera (Greene) J. F. Macbr. Tucson Cryptantha (TAS)


Lupinus flavoculatus A. Heller. Yellow Eyes (TAS)


Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. ex Aiton. Hemlock-leav'd Crane's-bill (TAS)


Chorizanthe rigida (Torrey) Torrey & A. Gray. Spiny Herb (TAS)

Eriogonum. Buckwheat (TAS)

Oxytheca perfoliata Torr. & A. Gray. Round-Leaf Puncturebract (TAS)

Total number of taxa: 9
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:16:03 AM, 7/13/2024.