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Sierra de los Ajos

The highest point in Sonora (probably). This sierra has the nicest mixed conifer forest of dug fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), white fir (Abies concolor), and Arizona white pine (Pinus strobiformis)...

Type of Content: Sky Island Profile
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  • Another Jewel in the Crown: A Report on the Flora of the Sierra de los Ajos, Son

We report here on the flora of the Sierra de los Ajos, Sonora, Mexico, based on collections made in 1992 and 1993. The known flora of this Sky Island range contains 376 species of vascular plants...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
  • Analysis of fire-related Vegetation Patterns in the Huachuca Mountains, Arizona,

There is general interest among fire ecologists to integrate observed fire regimes into long term fire management. The United States-Mexico borderlands provide unique research opportunities to...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles

Trip report from 1998 expedition to the Sierra de los Ajos by a group of diverse biologists and geologists.

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles

Possibly the most montane Sonoran Sky Island, the Sierra de los Ajos are said to be the tallest sierra in Sonora. These photos were taken by Aaron Flesch in 2006.

Type of Content: Gallery
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