Eastern Mojave Vegetation Dobie Meadows Road, Mono County, California  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 From Cottonwood Canyon Road near Goat Ranch, around the east side of Mono Lake, to California Highway 120 in Adobe Valley. Also Mono County Road No. 3027, and Inyo National Forest Road 03N01 between California Highway 167 and California Highway 120.

Other articles: Cottonwood Canyon Road at Dobie Meadows Road  

Junction: Cottonwood Canyon Road

Locations: Goat Ranch.  

 

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 2006

Locations: Lime Kiln.
Full Size ImageLime Kiln, north shore Mono Lake.  

Lime Kiln

Other articles: Trench Canyon Road at Dobie Mdws Rd  

Junction: Road through Trench Canyon

Full Size ImageLooking northwest on Dobie Meadows Road  

Other articles: California Highway 167 at Dobie Meadows Road  

Junction: California Highway 167, west to US Hwy 395 near Lee Vining, or east to Nevada.

Full Size ImageLooking southeast on Dobie Meadows Road  

Other articles: Field Notes 20090707040 Coll. No. 573, 7 Jul 2009 Coll. No. 574, 7 Jul 2009 Coll. No. 575, 7 Jul 2009 Coll. No. 576, 7 Jul 2009
Full Size ImageStabilized dune beside the road.
Full Size ImageCollection #573, Tiquilia nuttallii  

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Coll. No. 574, Eriogonum nummulare
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Collection #575
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Collection #576 Psoralidium lanceolatum alongside Adobe Meadows Road.
 
  Junction: Pole Line Road

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 2006

Locations: Alameda Well.
Full Size ImageAlameda Well and buildings, from outside the fence.  

Alameda Well to the west.

Other articles: Forest Road 3N101 at Dobie Mdws Rd  

Junction: Forest Road 3N101, into and through Deep Cañon.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 577, 7 Jul 2009
Full Size ImageOrobanche corymbosa, Collection No. 577
Full Size ImageStabilized dune in Mono Valley  

Location of my collection no 577, Orobanche corymbosa

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 2006
Full Size ImageLooking north, north of the Adobe Hills.  

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 578, 7 Jul 2009
Full Size ImageColl. No. 578, Astragalus lentiginosus var. floribundus beside the road.  

Lower limit of Astragalus.

Other articles: Forest Road 3N02 at Dobie Mdws  

Junction: Forest Road 3N02 road to Deep Wells.
  A little track climbs the hill to the north to a small promontory.

Other articles: Field Notes near Adobe Hills Spillway
Full Size ImageView to south of the spillway.  

Dobie Meadows Road climbs to Adobe Hills Spillway.

Other articles: Field Notes near Adobe Hills Spillway Coll. No. 579, near Adobe Hills Spillway near Adobe Hills Spillway
Full Size ImageThelypodium milleflorum, Coll. No. 579
Full Size ImageCollecting Location near the Adobe Hills Spillway.  

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Coll. No. 580 Aliciella monoensis near Adobe Hills Spillway.
Location of collections nos. 579, 580, and 581.

Other articles: Field Notes at Adobe Hills Spillway at Adobe Hills Spillway Coll. No. 618, 29 Jun 2010
Full Size ImageSnail shells in sediments
Full Size ImageView north from Adobe Hills Spillway  

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Coll. No. 582, Ipomopsis congesta
 

Locations: Mono Basin.  

Mono Lake basin above, to the north …

Literature Cited:
- Reheis, Marith C., Scott Stine, and Andrei M. Sarna-Wojcicki, 2002.

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 06 at spillway, Coll. No. 618, 29 Jun 2010 Coll. No. 619, 29 Jun 2010 Coll. No. 620, 29 Jun 2010. Mono Lake Basin Flora at Adobe Hills Spillway

Locations: Adobe Hills Spillway.  

Abobe Hills Spillway

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Location of Adobe Hills Spillway
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Looking north across the spillway.
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Coll. No. 618, Ipomopsis congesta at the Adobe Hills Spillway
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Collection No. 619, Astragalus lentiginosus var. floribundus
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Collection No. 619, Astragalus lentiginosus var. floribundus
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Collection No. 620, Chaenactis douglasii
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Collection No. 620, Chaenactis douglasii
Pleistocene Lake Mono overflowed to south through Adobe Valley and Benton to the Owens River.

Ipomopsis congesta, typically found in the high passes, such as Koip Pass, Parker Pass, and Tioga Crest, has been collected on the fresh water sandstone at the Adobe Hills Spillway.

 
Adobe Valley (Owens River) below, to the south …

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 06 in Adobe Hills.
Full Size ImageLooking downstream from the spillway.  

Looking downstream from the spillway.

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 06 in Adobe Hills
Full Size ImageAdobe Hills Spillway from the south,  

Closer view of the spillway from the ridge to the south of the spillway. Water would come over the spillway toward the viewer.

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 06 near Adobe Hills Spillway
Full Size ImageAdobe Hills Spillway from a distance.  

View of the spillway area from the ridge immediately to the south.

Other articles: Forest Road 02N114 at 03N01  

Junction: Forest Road 02N114

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 06
Full Size ImageLook ahead on Dobie Meadows Road  

Looking north on Dobie Meadows Road.

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 06
Full Size ImageLooking into Adobe Valley.  

Other articles: Field Notes in Adobe Valley
Full Size ImageWild horse in Adobe Valley.  

Wild horse in Adobe Valley.

Other articles: Forest Road 01N112 at 03N01  

Junction: Forest Road 01N112

Other articles: Field Notes 29 Jun 2010
Full Size ImageView north on Dobie Meadows Road.  

 

Other articles: Field Notes in Adobe Valley
Full Size ImageGlass Mountain from Adobe Valley  

View of Glass Mountain to the southwest.

Other articles: Field Notes 23 Sep 2006
Full Size ImageThe southern end of Dobie Meadows Road.  

Other articles: California Highway 120 at Dobie Meadows Road  

Junction: California Highway 120, west to US Highway 395 south of Lee Vining, or east to US Highway 6 at Benton.
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Reheis, Marith C., Scott Stine, and Andrei M. Sarna-Wojcicki. 2002. Drainage reversals in Mono Basin during the late Pliocene and Pleistocene. GSA Bulletin. 114(8):991-1006. {TAS-pdf}
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