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Range DescriptionThe range extends from central and southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico southward in the Sierra Madre Occidental to Jalisco and Colima, Nayarit, southeast Zacatecas and southwest Aguascalientes, Mexico (Loeza-Corichi and Flores-Villela 1995, Stebbins 2003, Quintero-Díaz et al. 1999, Vázquez and Quintero 2005, Webb 1962, Webb 1970). In Arizona, the species occurs in the Huachuca, Santa Rita, Pajarito, and Chiricahua Mountains (Stebbins 2003). In New Mexico, it occurs throughout the Mogollon Plateau and in several isolated mountain ranges to the south, eastward to Socorro, Sierra, and Dona Ana counties (Degenhardt et al. 1996). The elevational range extends from 2,400 feet to about 9,000 feet (730 to 2,770 m asl) (Stebbins 2003).