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Mill Flat

1960

2004

Description:

Plate 812X. Mill Flat 1960 – 2004 Viewed south across Mill Flat in the Pine Valley Mountains. Aspen has declined, while conifers have increased. Conifers include limber pine, Douglas fir, white fir, and spruce. The Forest Service has installed an electric fence around the meadow to exclude livestock. Grasses include mountain brome, Letterman needlegrass, muttongrass, squirreltail, and western wheatgrass.

Photo Information:

Original photograph by Doug Knight ca. 1960; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 29, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-77-16. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Aspen, Conifer, Dry Meadow

Location:

South West: Section 35, Range 14 West, Township 38 South; UTM 288677 E, 4145369 N; elevation 8,516 ft.

January 2018