Salome Wilderness

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The Salome Wilderness of Tonto National Forest is a protected area in the rim country of the southwestern US. The Salome Wilderness lies within the Sierra Ancha mountain range in Gila County, Arizona.

Ecology[edit]

Prominent perennial streams within this wilderness area are Workman Creek and Salome Creek.[1] The region has 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.

References[edit]

Line notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Dollar and Jerry Sieve. 1999
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2008

Coordinates: 33°50′18″N 111°04′03″W / 33.83833°N 111.06750°W / 33.83833; -111.06750