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Lone Tree Mountain




Plate 1332X. Lone Tree Mountain 1906 – 2006 Viewed northeast to Lone Tree Mountain above Cedar City, Utah. Note how heavily grazed the foreground was in 1906 and how all the oakbrush had been highlined by domestic sheep. Today the meadow is part of an up-scale housing development - - see Plates 1324x, 1325x, and 1331x. Oakbrush and other mountain brush species have increased, as have pinyon and juniper. Road alignments have changed.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by Lee (No. 219) in 1906; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 15, 2006 - - Photo No. 5693-12. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Mountain Brush, Pinyon, Juniper


South West: Section 36, Range 11 West, Township 36 South; UTM 320430 E, 4167130 N; elevation 8,120 ft.

January 2018