Carl Purpus, Plant Collector in Western America Geographical Index of Carl Purpus -- P

By Arnold (Jerry) Tiehm

With additional editing by Barbara Ertter and Tom Schweich

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  • A combined geographical index for Annie Alexander and Louise Kellogg, Carl Purpus, and Tom Schweich is available at Combined Geographical Index -- P.
  • Locations are generally listed in the way that Purpus spelled them, with a reference to a current name or spelling for that location.
  • All locations are in the United States, unless another country is explicitly listed in the entry.
  • Locations in the United States may be compared with the United States Geological Service: Geographical Names Information System by clicking on Query: G. N. I. S.


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Query: G.N.I.S.
Pa Ute Peak, California..
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 5/23/1897
 
Query:

See also: Pauhuca.

Pachuca, , Mexico.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 11/26/1903
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Pacific Beach, San Diego County, California.
1898, 1899.

Types described from this location:

   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Pah Ute, California.

Types described from this location:

   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Beaver Dam Mountains.  

Pahcoon Spring Wash, Utah.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Mount Irish. Quartz Spring.

Pahranagat Range, Lincoln County, Nevada.
Bounded by Pahranagat Valley on the east and Tikaboo Valley on the west. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0440

Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Hiko. Hiko Range. Full Size Image

Pahranagat Valley, Lincoln County, Nevada.
Large valley containing many springs and lakes and is bounded by the Pahranagat Range on the west and the Hiko Range on the east. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0440
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S. Full Size Image
Pahroc, Lincoln County, Nevada.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Pahroc Plains, Lincoln County, Nevada.
   
 
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Pahroc Range, Lincoln County, Nevada.
Purpus went into what is now known as the North Pahroc Range north of highway 93. The range is bounded by the White River to the west and Dry Lake Valley to the east. 1898.

Types described from this location:


Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0430

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 8/1/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.
Pahroc Spring, Lincoln County, Nevada.
Located in the south end of the North Pahroc Range in T3S, R62E, S25 and at 37 40'N, 114 59'W. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0430

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 8/1/1898
 
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Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 6/2/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Spring Mountains. Full Size 
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Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada.
On the east side of the Spring Range and east of the Last Chance Range. 1898.

Types described from this location:


Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0210
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0190
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Pah-Ute, .
See: Piute.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Pah-Ute Peak, Kern County, California.

Types described from this location:

   
 
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Palmetto, Nevada.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 8/30/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Palmetto Mountains. Full Size 
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Palmetto Mine, Esmeralda County, Nevada.
Not definitely located but is in either the Palmetto or Magruder Mountains. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0110

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 5/28/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Mt. Palmetto.

Palmetto Mountain, Nevada.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 8/1/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Lida. Mount Gabb. Palmetto Mine. Palmetto Range.  

Palmetto Mountains, Esmeralda County, Nevada.
Current name for the mountains north of Lida.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Palmetto Mountains. Full Size 
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Palmetto Range, Esmeralda County, Nevada.
Now known as the Palmetto Mountains. They are south of the Silver Peak Range and east of the Sylvania Range. 1898.

Types described from this location:


Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0100 0620
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0100
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0370

Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Meadow Valley Wash. Hop Creek. Juniper Mountains. Full Size Image

Panaca, Lincoln County, Nevada.
Along Meadow Valley Wash near the junction of highways 93 & 319. Centered about T2S, R68E, S9 and at 37 47'N, 114 24'W. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0390
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0510

Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S. Full Size Image
Panamint Mountains, Calfornia.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0270
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0320

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 5/9/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Argus Range.  

Panamint Valley, California.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Hot Creek.

Pancake Range, Nye County, Nevada.
Bounded by Railroad Valley on the east and Big Sand Springs, Hot Creek and Little Smoky Valleys on the west. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0480

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 8/10/1898
 
Query:

See also: Pachuca.

Pauhuca, , Mexico.
Pachuca?  
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 11/26/1903
 
Query: G.N.I.S.
Peloncillo Mountains, Arizona.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 1/8/1903
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Peltah(?) Mountain, La Sal Mountains, Utah.
1899 (# 6580)    
 
Query:
Pena, , Mexico.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 3/12/1903
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Sand Springs Valley.

Penoyer Valley, Lincoln County, Nevada.
Now called Sand Springs Valley it is bounded by the Worthington Mountains on the east and the Quinn Canyon Range on the west. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0460
 
 
Query:
Peria, , Mexico.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 3/12/1903
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Picacho Peak. Picacho Peak State Park.  

Picacho Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona.
Northwest of Tucson, north of Interstate 10.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Picacho Mountains. Picacho Peak State Park. Full Size Image

Picacho Peak, Pinal County, Arizona.
Thirty miles northwest of Tucson, on both sides of Interstate 10.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Picacho Mountains. Picacho Peak. Full Size Image Full Size Image

Picacho Peak State Park, Pinal County, Arizona.
Arizona State Park centered around Picacho Peak, south of Interstate 10.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.
Pico San Lazaro, Baja California.
Near San Jose del Cabo is the Sierra de San Lazaro.  
Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Pine Valley Mountains.

Pine Mountain, Washington County, Utah.
Not definately located and is perhaps Signal Peak or Burger Peak in the Pine Valley Mountains. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0340
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Pine Valley Mountains. Full Size 
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Pine Valley, Washington County, Utah.
Along the Santa Clara River with the town of Pine Valley located at 37 23'N, 113 31'W. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0350

Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Cane Springs Mountains. Diamond Valley. Mountain Meadows. Pine Mountain. Pine Valley. Santa Clara Creek.

Pine Valley Mountains, Washington County, Utah.
Bounded by highway 15 on the south and east, the Harmony Mountains on the northeast and highway 20 on the west. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0330
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0290
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0500

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 7/17/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Pioche Hills. Ely Range. Highland Range. Full Size Image

Pioche, Lincoln County, Nevada.
The county seat of Lincoln County and is located in the Pioche Hills in TIN, R67E, S21 and at 37 57'N, 114 28'W. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0400
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0510
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Ely Range. Pioche.  

Pioche Hills, Nevada.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Oasis.

Pipers, Esmeralda County, Nevada.
Somewhere near Oasis, California. I have placed Pipers in Nevada because of the presence of Piper Canyon and Piper Peak in the Silver Peak Range.  
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 8/30/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Erskine Creek.  

Piute Mountain, California.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Piute Peaks.

Piute Mtns, California.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0160
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0280

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 5/23/1897
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Erskine Creek. Full Size Image

Piute Peak, Kern County, California.
In the Piute Mountains and reaching an elevation of 8318 ft. T28S, R34E, S30 and 35 28'N, 118 22'W. 1897.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0110 0280

Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Piute Mtns.

Piute Peaks, California.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 3/19/1897
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Plancillo Mountains, Texas.
In Texas? New Mexico? Purpus says they are near El Paso, Texas.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Point Loma, San Diego County, California.
1898, 1899.    
 
Query:
Popocatepetle, , Mexico.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 1/23/1903
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Deer Creek.

Porterville, Tulare County, California.
On the Tule River downstream from Lake Success. Centered about T21S, R27E, S25-26 and 36 4'N, 119 1'W. 1897, 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0010
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0680
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0400
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0260
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Cedar Creek. Linns Valley.  

Poso Creek, California.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Mendocino County. Tom-Kay Creek. Full Size Image

Potter Valley, Mendocino County, California.
1895.

Types described from this location:


Articles that refer to this location:
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0040
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0080

Letters that refer to this location:
 


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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/7/2002 7:34:18 PM