Salome Creek

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Salome Creek is a watercourse in the Salome Wilderness in central Arizona, United States.

Natural history[edit]

The oldest exposed rock forms in the watershed are Ruinite granite, which dates to 1400 million years before present.[1] The watershed holds a diverse flora and fauna. Within this part of the Sierra Ancha Range there are notable disjunctive populations of Coastal woodfern, Dryopteris arguta;[2] this fern is otherwise common in areas nearer the Pacific coast.

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Line notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ivo Lucchitta. 2001
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2008