Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mono Craters, Mono County, California.
 
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See also: Inyo Craters.

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Volcanic plugs south of Mono Lake.

Give their names to the Mono Craters 15" quadrangle.


Elevation: 9081ft, 2768m.

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Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Bell, John W., and P. Kyle House. 2007. Did Plinian eruptions in California lead to debris fl ows in Nevada? An intriguing stratigraphic connection. Geology. 35(3):219-222. {TAS-pdf}
  • Hildreth, Wes. 2004. Volcanological perspectives on Long Valley, Mammoth Mountain, and Mono Craters: several contiguous but discrete systems. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 136(3-4):169-198.
  • Kistler, Ronald W. 1966. Structure and Metamorphism in the Mono Craters Quadrangle, Sierra Nevada, California. Geological Survey Bulletin 1221-E. Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey, 1966. {TAS}
  • Kistler, Ronald W. 1966. Geologic Map of the Mono Craters Quadrangle, Mono and Tuolumne Counties, California. Geologic Quadrangle Maps of the United States. Map GQ-462. {TAS}
  • Konigsmark, Ted. 2003. Geologic Trips: Sierra Nevada. 2003.
  • Loney, Robert A. 1968. Flow Structure and Composition of the Southern Coulee, Mono Craters, California -- A Pumiceous Rhyolite Flow. pp. 415-440 in Coats, Robert R., Richard L. Hay, and Charles A. Anderson. Studies in Volcanology: A Memoir in Honor of Howel Williams. Memoir 116. Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America, 1968. {TAS}
  • Sieh, K., and M. Bursik. 1986. Most recent eruption of the Mono Craters, eastern central California. Journal of Geophysical Research. 91: 12539-12571.
  • Thorne, Robert F., Allan A. Schoenherr, Charlie D. Clements, and James A. Young. 2007. Transmontane Coniferous Vegetation. pp. in Barbour, Michael G., Todd Keeler-Wolf, and Allan A. Schoenherr. Terrestrial Vegetation of California. Third Edition. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2007. {TAS}
  • Wesnousky, Steven G. 2005. The San Andreas and Walker Lane fault systems, western North America: transpression, transtension, cumulative slip and the structural evolution of a major transform plate boundary. Journal of Structural Geology. 27: 1505-1512. {TAS-pdf}

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

Species collected at or near this location:

Pinaceae

Pinus albicaulis Engelm. Whitebark Pine

Pinus flexilis E. James. Limber Pine

Apiaceae

Angelica lineariloba A. Gray. Poison Angelica

Cymopterus cinerarius A. Gray. Gray Springparsley

Asteraceae

Astereae

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

Madieae

Baeriinae

Eriophyllum lanatum (Pursh) J. Forbes integrifolium (Hook.) Smiley. Oregon Sunshine

Hulseinae

Hulsea vestita A. Gray. Pumice Alpinegold

Hulsea vestita A. Gray vestita. Pumice Alpinegold

Senecioneae

Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. Broomlike Ragwort

Tetradymia canescens DC. Spineless Horsebush

Boraginaceae

Cryptantha confertiflora (Greene) Payson. Basin Yellow Cryptantha

Cryptantha nubigena (Greene) Payson. Sierra Cryptantha

Phacelia hastata Douglas ex Lehm. compacta (Brand) Cronquist. Compact Phacelia

Tiquilia nuttallii (Hook.) A. T. Richardson. Nuttall's Crinklemat

Brassicaceae

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

Boechera platysperma (A. Gray) Al-Shehbaz. Pioneer Rockcress

Boechera repanda (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz. Greene's Rockcress

Draba breweri S. Watson. Cushion Draba

Fabaceae

Lupinus breweri A. Gray grandiflorus C. P. Sm. Matted Lupine

Lupinus duranii Eastw. Mono Lake Lupine

Gentianaceae

Frasera puberulenta Davidson. Inyo Elkweed

Grossulariaceae

Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant

Montiaceae

Claytonia rosea Rydb. Rocky Mountain Springbeauty

Nyctaginaceae

Abronia turbinata S. Watson. Transmontane Sand Verbena

Onagraceae

Camissonia parvula (Torr. & A. Gray) P. H. Raven. Lewis River Suncup

Eremothera boothii (Douglas) W. L. Wagner & Hoch boothii. Booth's Evening Primrose

Eremothera boothii (Douglas) W.L. Wagner & Hoch intermedia (Munz) W.L. Wagner & Hoch. Booth's Hairy Evening Primrose

Phrymaceae

Diplacus mephiticus (Greene) G.L. Nesom. Skunky Monkey Flower

Mimetanthe pilosa (Benth.) Greene. Downy False-Monkeyflower

Polemoniaceae

Aliciella monoensis J. M. Porter.

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

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum baileyi S. Watson baileyi. Bailey's Buckwheat

Eriogonum esmeraldense S. Watson. Esmeralda Buckwheat

Eriogonum esmeraldense S. Watson esmeraldense. Esmeralda Buckwheat

Eriogonum nudum Douglas ex Benth. deductum (Greene) Jeps. Naked Buckwheat

Eriogonum spergulinum A. Gray reddingianum (M. E. Jones) J. T. Howell. Redding Buckwheat

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. nevadense Gand. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat

Portulacaceae

Calyptridium umbellatum (Torr.) Greene.

Rosaceae

Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim. discolor. Ocean Spray

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

Rubiaceae

Galium multiflorum Kellogg. Many-Flower Bedstraw

Solanaceae

Nicotiana attenuata Torr. Coyote Tobacco

Poaceae

Aveneae

Agrostis scabra Willd. Rough Bentgrass

Stipeae

Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. Indian Rice Grass

Stipa occidentalis Thurb. ex S. Watson pubescens (Vasey) J. R. Maze et al. Common Western Needlegrass

Triticeae

Elymus triticoides Buckley. Beardless Wildrye

Interesting collections made at or near this location:

  • Frasera puberulenta Davidson
    • Dean Wm. Taylor 7529 7/27/1979
    • Tom Schweich 695 8/1/2010
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Date and time this article was prepared:9:16:54 AM, 4/9/2017.