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Hurricane Valley




Plate 666X. Hurricane Valley 1941 – 2004 Viewed southeast from the foothills of the Pine Valley Mountains to the Hurricane Valley north of St. George, Utah. In the distance is the town of Hurricane (photo-center), which has increased in size - - also see Plate 664x. Pinyon and juniper have increased, especially in the right foreground. Other woody species include live oak (Quercus turbinella), singleleaf ash (Fraxinus anomala), Mormon tea, desert olive (Forestiera neomexicana), snakeweed, and indigo bush.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (410812) taken by Paul Bieler in June 1941; retake by Darrell McMahon on May 13, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-11-23A. Original photograph (2310-Dixie-193) held by the U.S. Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection housed at Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Mountain Brush


South West: Section 35, Range 14 West, Township 40 South; UTM 288050 E, 4127551 N; elevation 4,560 ft.

January 2018