The Greenhorn Mountains
|Elevation||2,523 m (8,278 ft)|
|District||Kern County, Tulare County|
|Range coordinates||35°50′59.820″N 118°34′21.315″W|
|Topo map||USGS Tobias Peak|
The range reaches an elevation of 8,295 feet (2,528 m) at Sunday Peak, located just south of Portuguese Pass.
During the Gold Strike of 1854 miners crossing the Greenhorn Mountains founded the town of Keyesville.
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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