Kern River in Kern Canyon, northeast of Bakersfield
|Elevation||2,523 m (8,278 ft)|
|District||Kern County, Tulare County|
|Topo map||USGS Tobias Peak|
The range is located in eastern Kern County and Tulare County. They are east of the San Joaquin Valley, northeast of Bakersfield, and form the west side of the Kern River Valley with Lake Isabella reservoir.
The range reaches an elevation of 8,295 feet (2,528 m) at Sunday Peak, located just south of Portuguese Pass.
The Greenhorn Mountains contain a variety of native California flora and fauna. One wildflower found here is the Yellow mariposa lily (Calochortus luteus), which is at the extreme southern end of its distribution range. The Marsh checkerbloom (Sidalcea ranunculacea) is endemic to the range and adjacent Sierra Nevada foothills.
- Kern River Canyon — upper section.
- "Greenhorn Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
- Mildred Brooke Hoover and Douglas E. Kyle. 2002
- C. Michael Hogan. 2009
- C. Michael Hogan. 2009. Yellow Mariposa Lily: Calochortus luteus, GlobalTwitcher.com, ed. N. Stromberg
- Mildred Brooke Hoover and Douglas E. Kyle. 2002. Historic spots in California, p. 131, 661 pages
- USDA Forest Service, Sequoia National Forest: Greenhorn Mountains — with map for access and campgrounds.
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