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  • The nearly level and often barren Lahontan and Tonopah Playas contain mud flats, alkali flats, and intermittent saline lakes, such as the Black Rock Desert, Carson Sink, and Sarcobatus Flat.

    Ecoregions of Nevada (EPA)

  • MILLER, M.R. and VAWATER, L.R. (1928) The greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) —a range plant poisonous to sheep.

    Chapter 5

  • On the alluvial flats of the canyon floor, at an average elevation of six thousand feet, greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) is dominant, associated with sagebrush, bunch grasses (Sporobolus), rubberweed (Hymenoxys), tumble weed (Salsola pestifer), salt bushes

    Tseh So, a Small House Ruin, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico :

  • Greasewood or chico (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) — Abundant in the

    Tseh So, a Small House Ruin, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico :

  • Saline areas support alkali grass (Puccinellia spp.), wild barley (Hordeum spp.), greasewood (Sarcobatus wermiculatus), red samphire (Salicornia rubra) and sea blite (Suaeda depressa).

    Northern short grasslands

  • The Sarcobatus Deep Project is located 35 miles south of Chemetall Foote's Lithium Brine Operation at Clayton Valley.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The Nevada Lithium Brine Projects are the Sarcobatus Deep Project, Teels Marsh Deep Project, and Fish Lake Deep Project.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • a sparse vegetation of chico or black greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus), tumble weed or Russian thistle (Salsola pestifer), crownbeard or smelling sunflower (Verbesina enceliodes exauriculata), and scattered grasses.

    Tseh So, a Small House Ruin, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico :

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