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Hillsdale Canyon




Plate 495X. Hillsdale Canyon 1940 – 2004 Viewed northeast up the first northern branch of Hillsdale Canyon on the western flank of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. There has been little apparent change on these steep, south-facing cliffs. The most common species include pinyon, juniper, ponderosa pine, bitterbrush, greenleaf manzanita, curlleaf mountain mahogany, oakbrush, and mountain big sage.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by H.E. Gregory in 1940; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 9, 2004 - - Photo No. 5339-16. Original photograph published as Figure 18 in Gregory (1951:42).

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Mountain Brush, Oakbrush, Sagebrush


South West: Section 16, Range 4½ West, Township 36 South; UTM 382500 E, 4171000 N; elevation 7,560 ft.

January 2018