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Fivemile Hollow

1957

2005

Description:

Plate 1150X. Fivemile Hollow 1957 – 2005 Viewed southeast to the start of the Parker Three-Step Transect in Fivemile Hollow northwest of Panguitch, Utah. The area was root-plowed and reseeded with crested wheatgrass a few years before the initial image was made. With time, however, mountain big sage, rubber rabbitbrush, and green rabbitbrush have invaded the seeding. Pinyon and juniper have also increased, further reducing forage production. The area was grazed by cattle in 2005. Side oats gramma (Bouteloua curtipendula) is present.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken in 1957; retake by Charles E. Kay on September 6, 2005 - - Photo No. 5567-19A. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the Cedar City Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Sagebrush, Pinyon, Juniper

Location:

South West: Section 27, Range 6 West, Township 34 South; UTM 366400 E, 4187750 N; elevation 7,310 ft.

January 2018