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Horse Valley

1962

2004

Description:

Plate 805X. Horse Valley 1962 – 2004 Viewed north-northwest to the Parker Three-Step Transects in Horse Valley. Aspen has declined, while conifers have increased at this site in the Pine Valley Mountains. Conifers include ponderosa pine, white fir, Douglas fir, spruce, and limber pine. The meadow is more vegetated today than it was in the past. Grasses include Kentucky bluegrass, smooth brome, and Stipa spp.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken by Ivan Thornton on September 5, 1962; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 27, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-71-11A. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the St. George Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, St. George, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Dry Meadow, Aspen

Location:

South West: Section 34, Range 15 West, Township 39 South; UTM 276710 E, 4135930 N; elevation 9,127 ft.

January 2018