The flora of the central New Mexico range of mountains consisting of the Sandia, Manzanita and Manzano mountains is predominantly influenced by the southern Rocky Mountain regional flora, but also contains floristic elements from the adjacent Chihuahuan Desert, Great Plains and Colorado Plateau ecoregions. This vascular plant checklist documents 100 families, 454 genera, 798 native species, 108 exotic species, and 31 additional native infraspecific taxa for a total of 937 kinds of plants in the Sandia/Manzano range of mountains. Discussions of the local environment and climate, common plant associations, endemic and rare plants, exotic species, and plant collection history in this mountain range are included.
Sivinski, Robert C.. "Checklist of Vascular Plants in the Sandia and Manzano Mountains of Central New Mexico." (2007). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/occasionalpapers/5