Miscellaneous Links to Wildlife, Plants and Habitat Types

Reptiles of Nevada Venomous Reptiles of Nevada

Habitat TypesThe lower elevations are dominated by Mojave Desert Scrub (Upper Sonoran Life Zone), where Creosote BushMojave YuccaBanana YuccaBuckhorn Cholla, and low-growing shrubs are common. Scattered Honey Mesquite occur in washes, as do more common Catclaw Acacia and Apache Plume.
The middle elevations are also Mojave Desert Scrub (Upper Sonoran Life Zone), but the vegetation is dominated by blackbrushJoshua treesbuckhorn chollaMojave yucca, and banana yucca.
The higher elevations are dominated by a Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (Upper Sonoran Life Zone), where singleleaf pinyon pineUtah juniper, various chollapricklypear, andhedgehog cactus species, banana yucca, and a variety of knee-high shrubs are common. On the peaks, California juniper replace Utah juniper.

Plants and Wildflowers
(1) 434 Pictures of Wildflowers of the United States
(2) 600 Pictures of Wildflowers by COLOR California Wildflower Index
(3) 900 Pictures of Wildflowers by MONTH Pacific Northwest Wildflowers
(4) 900 Pictures of Wildflowers (random w/ Names) Wildflowers on Flicker
(5) 500 Pictures of Wildflowers (by SEASON) East Tenn Wildflowers
(6) 30 Pictures of Wildflowers (Reno Nevada) Reno Wildflowers

(Photos) Vegetation Around Las Vegas,
(Photos) Lake Mead Flora,
(Photos-by Color) Southwest Wildflowers,
(Photos) Flowers of the Sierra Nevada,
(Photos) Sonoran Desert Wildflowers,
(Photos) Mojave Desert Wildflowers,
(Photos) Plants of Mojave National Preserve,
(List-by Color) Mojave Desert Wildflowers,
(List) Identifying Plants and Flowers,

(Photos) Cactus - Ethel's M's Cactus Garden(List) Cactus - ID of Members of the Cactus Family(List) Desert Flora - Cactus - Grasses - Shrubs - Trees - Wildflowers

Trees and Woodlands
(Photos) Plants|Trees Pinyon Juniper Woodlands,

(Photos) Lichen