Eastern Mojave Vegetation Grant Lake, Mono County, California.
 
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See also: Rush Creek.

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Reservoir on Rush Creek.

There was a dam at Grant Lake before it became a reservoir for the LADWP. Increased irrigation demands in the early part of the twentieth century prompted the construction of a dam at Grant Lake in 1915 which was subsequently enlarged in 1926.


Elevation: 7136ft, 2175m.

Articles that refer to this location:

 

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Bursik, Marcus and Kerry Sieh. 1989. Range Front Faulting and Volcanism in the Mono Basin, Eastern California. Journal of Geophysical Research. 94(111):15,587-15,609. {TAS-pdf}
  • Putnam, William C. 1949. Quaternary geology of the June Lake district, California. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 60: 1281-1302. {TAS-pdf}
  • Putnam, William C. 1950. Moraine and shoreline relationships at Mono Lake, California. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 61: 115-122. {TAS-pdf}
  • Vorster, Peter, and G. Mathais Kondolf. 1988. The effect of water management and land use practices on the restoration of Lee Vining and Rush Creeks. California Riparian Systems Conference, Septermber 22-24, 1988, Davis, California. U. S. Forest Service General Technical Report PSW-119. {TAS-pdf}

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

Species collected at or near this location:

Cupressaceae

Juniperus grandis R. P. Adams. Sierra Juniper, Western Juniper

Pinaceae

Pinus contorta Loudon murrayana (Grev. & Balf.) Critchf. Sierra Lodgepole Pine

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia tridentata Nutt. tridentata. Big Sagebrush

Astereae

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt. viscidiflorus. Yellow Rabbitbrush

Madieae

Madiinae

Madia gracilis (Sm.) D. D. Keck & J. C. Clausen ex Applegate. Grassy Tarweed

Senecioneae

Tetradymia canescens DC. Spineless Horsebush

Boraginaceae

Phacelia humilis Torr. & A. Gray. Low Phacelia

Phacelia humilis Torr. & A. Gray dudleyi J. T. Howell. Dudley's Phacelia

Phacelia ramosissima Douglas ex Lehm. Branching Phacelia

Fabaceae

Lupinus argenteus Pursh heteranthus (S. Watson) Barneby. Tailcup lupine

Lamiaceae

Monardella follettii (Jeps.) Jokerst. Follett's Monardella

Loasaceae

Mentzelia congesta Torr. & A. Gray. United Blazing Star

Nyctaginaceae

Abronia villosa S. Watson. Desert Sand Verbena

Onagraceae

Taraxia tanacetifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Piper. Tansy-Leaved Suncup

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja chromosa A. Nelson. Desert Indian Paintbrush

Castilleja linariifolia Benth. Wyoming Indian Paintbrush

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum baileyi S. Watson baileyi. Bailey's Buckwheat

Eriogonum elatum Douglas ex Benth. elatum. Tall Woolly Buckwheat

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. nevadense Gand. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. umbellatum. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat

Rosaceae

Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim. microphyllus (Rydb.) Jeps. Ocean Spray

Salicaceae

Populus tremuloides Michx. Quaking Aspen

Salix. Willow

Salix lutea Nutt. Yellow Willow

Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook. Scouler's Willow

Saxifragaceae

Heuchera rubescens Torr. Pink Alumroot

Poaceae

Aveneae

Alopecurus carolinianus Walter.

Bromeae

Bromus carinatus Hook. & Arn. marginatus (Steud.) Barkworth & Anderton.

Meliceae

Melica stricta Bol. Rock Melicgrass

Stipeae

Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. Needle and Thread

Stipa nevadensis B. L. Johnson. Nevada Needlegrass

Triticeae

Hordeum brachyantherum Nevski. Meadow Barley

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Date and time this article was prepared:9:16:39 AM, 4/9/2017.