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Johnson Canyon




Plate 476X. Johnson Canyon 1931 – 2004 Viewed southeast down the West Fork of Johnson Canyon. Johnson Wash has stabilized and is more heavily vegetated today than it was in the past. Wyoming big sage is the most abundant shrub, but some plants have died during the recent drought. Pinyon and juniper have increased. Rubber rabbitbrush, globe mallow, cheatgrass, and needle and thread are the other most common species.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (264933) taken by Reed W. Bailey in 1931; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 6, 2004 - - Photo No. 5332-3. Original photograph held by the Utah Historical Society, Reed W. Bailey Collection (Box 2), Salt Lake City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Sagebrush, Pinyon, Juniper


South West: Section 11, Range 5 West, Township 41 South; UTM 377900 E, 4124200 N; elevation 5,950 ft.

January 2018