Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mono Mills, Mono County, California.
 
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Mono Mills
To meet the ever increasing demand for lumber and cord wood the Bodie Railway and Lumber Company was formed in February 1881. Timber was harvested from various tracts to the south. It was milled at this site and then shipped to Bodie on the railroad via Warm Springs and Lime Kiln. The sawmill was a two story structure capable of producing 80,000 board feet in a 10 hour shift (when the crew was sober) and was powered by a 16 inch steam engine. With the development of electricity at Green Creek and reduced gold production in Bodie, Aurora, and Masonic, the demand for lumber and fuel wood diminished and Mono Mills was abandoned in 1917.
Dedicated September 9, 1989
Bodie Chapter No. 64
E. Clampus Vitus


Elevation: 7356ft, 2242m.

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Species collected at or near this location:

Pinaceae

Pinus jeffreyi Grev. & Balf. Jeffrey Pine

Apiaceae

Cymopterus cinerarius A. Gray. Gray Springparsley

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia tridentata Nutt. tridentata. Big Sagebrush

Astereae

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

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

Ericameria parryi (A. Gray) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird aspera (Greene) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird. Rough Rabbitbrush

Madieae

Hulseinae

Hulsea vestita A. Gray. Pumice Alpinegold

Hulsea vestita A. Gray vestita. Pumice Alpinegold

Senecioneae

Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. Broomlike Ragwort

Boraginaceae

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

Cryptantha oxygona (A. Gray) Greene. Sharpnut Cryptantha

Phacelia Juss. Phacelia

Phacelia bicolor Torr. ex S. Watson bicolor. Two-Color Phacelia

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

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

Brassicaceae

Erysimum capitatum (Hook.) Greene. Sanddune Wallflower

Fabaceae

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

Lupinus duranii Eastw. Mono Lake Lupine

Loasaceae

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

Mentzelia monoensis J. M. Brokaw & L. Hufford. Mono Craters Blazing Star

Onagraceae

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

Gayophytum decipiens H. Lewis & Szweyk. Deceptive Groundsmoke

Gayophytum ramosissimum Torr. & A. Gray. Pinyon Groundsmoke

Orobanchaceae

Orobanche corymbosa (Rydb.) Ferris. Flat-Top Broomrape

Phrymaceae

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

Polemoniaceae

Aliciella monoensis J. M. Porter.

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

Linanthus pungens (Torr.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson. Granite Prickly Phlox

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum davidsonii Greene. Davidson's Buckwheat

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

Oxytheca dendroidea Nutt. dendroidea.

Portulacaceae

Calyptridium umbellatum (Torr.) Greene.

Solanaceae

Nicotiana attenuata Torr. Coyote Tobacco

Poaceae

Stipeae

Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. Indian Rice Grass

Triticeae

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey californicus (J. G. Sm.) J. P. sm. Squirreltail Grass

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey elymoides. Squirreltail Grass

Elymus triticoides Buckley. Beardless Wildrye

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Date and time this article was prepared:6:09:21 PM, 10/6/2017.