Eastern Mojave Vegetation Lee Vining, Mono County, California.
 
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The town is named for Lee (Leroy) Vining of Laporte, Indiana, who came to California in 1852 in search of gold. Vining settled on the creek named for him and operated a sawmill (Gudde, 1969, p. 175).


Elevation: 6778ft.

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Species collected at or near this location:

Pinaceae

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

Adoxaceae

Sambucus nigra L caerulea Bolli. Common Elderberry

Apiaceae

Lomatium dissectum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance multifidum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance.

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. Silver Wormwood

Astereae

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt. puberulus (D. C. Eaton) H. M. Hall & Clem. Yellow Rabbitbrush

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

Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird hololeuca (A.Gray) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird. Rubber Rabbitbush

Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird speciosa (Nutt.) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird. Rubber Rabbitbush

Erigeron philadelphicus L. Philadelphia Fleabane

Grindelia camporum Greene. Great Valley Gumweed

Symphyotrichum ascendens (Lindl.) G. L. Neson. Western Aster

Symphytotrichum spathulatum (Lindl.) G. L. Nesom. Western Mountain Aster

Chaenactideae

Chaenactis douglasii (Hook.) Hook. & Arn. Douglas' Dustymaiden

Cichorieae

Microseridinae

Agoseris parviflora (Nutt.) D. Dietr. Steppe Agoseris

Pleiacanthus spinosus (Nutt.) Rydb. Thorny Skeletonweed

Heliantheae

Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook.

Helianthus nuttallii Torr. & A. Gray nuttallii. Nuttall's Sunflower

Madieae

Arnicinae

Arnica chamissonis Less.

Boraginaceae

Cryptantha barbigera (A. Gray) Greene. Bearded Cryptantha

Cryptantha circumscissa (Hook. & Arn.) I. M. Johnst. Cushion Cryptantha

Cryptantha muricata (Hook. & Arn.) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr. Pointed Cryptantha

Brassicaceae

Boechera pinetorum (Tidestr.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz. Holboell's Rockcress

Caryophyllaceae

Gypsophila paniculata L. Baby's Breath

Saponaria officinalis L. Saponaria

Silene oregana S. Watson. Oregon Silene

Chenopodiaceae

Grayia spinosa (Hook.) Moq. Spiny Hop Sage

Salsola tragus L. Tumbleweed

Fabaceae

Astragalus casei A. Gray. Case's Milkvetch

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

Lupinus argenteus Pursh meionanthus (A. Gray) Barneby. Tailcup lupine

Medicago sativa L. Alfalfa

Melilotus albus Medik.

Hypericaceae

Hypericum scouleri Hook. Scouler's Gold Wire

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja miniata Hook. miniata. Giant Red Indian Paintbrush

Castilleja minor (A. Gray) A. Gray minor. Lesser Indian Paintbrush

Phrymaceae

Erythranthe guttata (Fisch. ex DC.) G.L. Nesom. Seep Monkeyflower

Polemoniaceae

Eriastrum wilcoxii (A. Nelson) H. Mason. Wilcox's Woollystar

Phlox stansburyi (Torrey) A. A. Heller. Cold-Desert Phlox

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum baileyi S. Watson baileyi. Bailey's Buckwheat

Eriogonum davidsonii Greene. Davidson's Buckwheat

Eriogonum elatum Douglas ex Benth. elatum. Tall Woolly Buckwheat

Eriogonum microthecum Nutt. laxiflorum Hook. Slender Buckwheat

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. nevadense Gand. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat

Fallopia convolvulus (L.) A.Löve.

Polygonum aviculare L. depressum (Meisn.) Arcangeli.

Ranunculaceae

Aquilegia formosa DC. Western Columbine

Thalictrum sparsiflorum Turcz. Fewflower Meadow-Rue

Rhamnaceae

Ceanothus cordulatus Kellogg. Whitethorn Ceanothus

Rosaceae

Prunus andersonii A. Gray. Desert Peach

Rubiaceae

Galium multiflorum Kellogg. Many-Flower Bedstraw

Salicaceae

Populus balsamifera L. Balsam Poplar

Salix exigua Nutt. exigua. Coyote Willow, Narrow-Leaved Willow

Salix lutea Nutt. Yellow Willow

Solanaceae

Nicotiana attenuata Torr. Coyote Tobacco

Physalis philadelphica Lam. Mexican Ground Cherry

Violaceae

Viola purpurea Kellogg aurea (Kellogg) J.C. Clausen. Goosefoot Violet

Viscaceae

Phoradendron juniperinum A. Gray. Juniper Mistletoe

Cyperaceae

Scirpus microcarpus J. Presl & C. Presl. Panicled Rush

Liliaceae

Calochortus leichtlinii Hook. f. Smokey Mariposa

Orchidaceae

Epipactis gigantea Hook. Stream Orchid

Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindl. ex Beck leucostachys (Lindl.) Luer. Sierra Bog Orchid

Poaceae

Bromeae

Bromus carinatus Hook. & Arn. carinatus. California Brome

Eragrostideae

Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch. Stinkgrass

Stipeae

Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. Needle and Thread

Triticeae

Elymus cinereus Scribn. & Merr. Great Basin Wild Rye

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey. Squirreltail Grass

Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Shinners trachycaulus. Slender Wheatgrass

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Date and time this article was prepared:2:19:21 PM, 6/17/2017.