Abstract

The Henry Mountains from the standpoint of plant geography are among the most interesting in the Rocky Mountain Region for they are entirely surrounded by desert and their unique location results in an intermingling of southern , eastern , and northern forms in the flora of this vicinity . In spite of these facts very little collecting or floral study has been done here and the Henry Mountains are still almost unknown floristically . This is unfortunate for much of the original vegetation has changed due to overgrazing by sheep . This preliminary study was undertaken with the view of obtaining a knowledge of the floristics of this region before still greater changes take place. This report is based upon a visit made to this region extending from June 15th to August 15th of 1930 and from April 31st to May 4th of 1931 . Most of the collecting and observations were confined to Mount Ellen, the northern-most peak of the range .

Degree

MA

College and Department

Plant and Wildlife Sciences

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Date Submitted

1931-05-01

Document Type

Dissertation

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/Letd474

Keywords

Environmental geomorphology, Congresses

Language

English

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