Eastern Mojave Vegetation Forest Road 1N02 "Sagehen Meadows Road," Mono County, California  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 From California Highway 120 at Sagehen Summit south past Sagehen Meadow to Dexter Canyon

Other articles: California Highway 120 at Sagehen Mdws Rd  

Junction: California Highway 120

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Jul 2010
Full Size ImageSagehen Meadow Road in Mono Lake basin.  

View north on Sagehen Meadows Road.

Other articles: Forest Road 1S160 at 1N02  

Junction: Forest Road 1S160, roughly parallels the east side of Dry Creek, passes between Dry Creek, and Crooked, and joins 1S55. Also previously known as 1S437.

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Jul 2010
Full Size ImageSagehen Meadow Road in Mono Lake basin  

View southeast on Sagehen Meadows Road.

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Jul 2010

Locations: Mono Basin.
Full Size ImageView into Mono Lake basin from Sagehen Meadow Road  

 
  Mono Lake basin above
Adobe Valley drainage below

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Jul 2010
Full Size ImageView into Adobe Valley drainage from Sagehen Meadow Road.  

 

Other articles: Field Notes 16 Jun 2010 Col. No. 593
Full Size ImageHabitat of Ribes cereum var. cereum near Sagehen Meadow.
Full Size ImageThe house in Sagehen Meadow as seen from the location of my Collection No. 593.  

Edge of Jeffrey pine forest.

Other articles: Field Notes 16 Jun 2011
Full Size ImageThe Sagehen Meadow house
Full Size ImageSagehen Peak from the meadow  

The Robert W. Lane house at Sagehen Meadow.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 589, 15 Jun 2010. Col. No. 590, 15 Jun 2010. Col. No. 592, 15 Jun 2010. Coll. No. 594, 16 Jun 2010. Coll. No. 595, 16 Jun 2010. Coll. No. 596, 16 Jun 2010. Coll. No. 627, 2 Jul 2010. Coll. No. 628, 2 Jul 2010. Coll, No. 629, 2 Jul 2010. Coll. No. 631, 5 Jul 2010. Coll. No. 632, 5 Jul 2010. Coll. No. 636, 5 Jul 2010. Coll. No. 637, 5 Jul 2010. Coll. No. 638, 5 Jul 2010. Coll. No. 824 Coll. No. 825, 31 May 2012 Coll. No. 885 Coll. No. 886 Coll. No. 887 Glossary style appendage

Locations: Sagehen Meadow.
Full Size ImagePhacelia bicolor, Collection No. 594  

Sagehen Meadow

 
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Rumex paucifolius, Collection No. 595.
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Habitat of Bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata var. tridentata) in Sagehen Meadow.
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Habitat of Phlox stansburyi in Sagehen Meadow.
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Habitat of the Ash Penstemon (Penstemon cinicola) in Sagehen Meadow.
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Flower of Penstemon cinicola.
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Infloresence of Penstemon cinicola.
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Coll. No. 631, Agoseris glauca var. glauca, collected at Sagehen Meadow.
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Iris missouriensis in Sagehen Meadow.
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Habitat of Stellaria longipes in Sagehen Meadow.
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Habitat of Erythranthe primuloides in Sagehen Meadow.
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Habit of Montia chamissoi in Sagehen Meadow.
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Coll. No. 824, Anisocoma acaulis
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Arabis holboellii var. pinetorum, Collection No. 589
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Diplacus nanus, Collection No. 590
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Ribes cereum var. cereum, Collection No. 592
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Ribes cereum var. cereum, Collection No. 592
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Coll. No. 596, Carex douglasii
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Coll. No. 824, Anisocoma acaulis
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Coll. No. 825, Bromus tectorum
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Coll. No. 885, Ericameria nauseosa var. hololeuca
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Coll. No. 886, Ericameria nauseosa var. hololeuca
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Coll. No. 886, Ericameria nauseosa var. hololeuca
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Coll. No. 887, Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus ssp. puberulus, illustrating “style appendages.”
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Coll. No. 887, Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus ssp. puberulus

Other articles: Sagehen Mdw CG Rd at 1N02  

Junction: Forest Road 1N02A “Sagehen Meadow CG Rd”

Other articles: Forest Road 1S196 at FR 1N02  

Junction: Forest Road 1S196, east and downstream.

Other articles: Field Notes 22 Jul 2010
Full Size ImageView of sand slope on north side of Sagehen Peak.
Full Size ImageDistant view of sand slope on north side of Sagehen Peak.  

East of the road about 100 meters is a sand slope. It is bare in the winter, but has lots of lupines in the summer. I have keyed these lupines out as L. argentea var. argentea
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Another example of a "barren" sand slope.

Other articles: Field Notes 20100622624 15 Jul 2010
Full Size ImageArborglyph on Sagehen Meadows Road
Full Size ImageA particularly elaborate arborglyph.  

Beside the road are numerous arborglyphs.
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Cheryl by arborglyphs beside Sagehen Meadow Road.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 834  

Abronia turbinata collected in deep powdery sand to east of road.

Other articles: Field Notes 15 Jul 2010 near Sagehen Pk
Full Size ImageView of Sagehen Meadow and house from near Sagehen Peak.
Full Size ImageView of the Mono Lake basin from Sagehen Meadow Road  

Near the summit on Sagehen Meadows Road is an excellent view point.

Full Size ImageSagehen Meadow from Sagehen Peak  
 

Other articles: Field Notes 13-Aug-08

Locations: Sagehen Peak.  

Sagehen Peak

You can drive almost to the top of Sagehen Peak.

Other articles: Forest Road 1S56 at F. R. 1N02  

Junction: 1S56, to Crooked Meadows.

Other articles: Field Notes 13-Aug-08 18 Jun 2012

Locations: Wild Horse Meadow.
Full Size ImageWild Horse Meadow  

Wild Horse Meadow

 
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View north in Wild Horse Meadow
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View south in Wild Horse Meadow

Other articles: Field Notes 21 June 2010
Full Size ImageView of Johnny Meadow  

Junction: Road to Johnny Meadow
  at Dexter Canyon
 

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