Eastern Mojave Vegetation Panum Crater, Mono County, California.
 
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Crater at north end of Mono Craters, also known as "North Crater."

Watkins, et al. (2012) studied H2O and CO2 concentration gradients in pyroclastic obsidian from Mono Craters to develop a tool for evaluating degassing models and inferring time scales of magmatic processes. Since the obsidian was taken from a crater said to have erupted in A.D. 1340, it is assumed the sample was made at Panum Crater.


Elevation: 7037ft, 2145m.

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Species collected at or near this location:

Boraginaceae

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

Cryptantha confertiflora (Greene) Payson. Basin Yellow Cryptantha

Cryptantha watsonii (A. Gray) Greene. Watson's Cryptantha

Phacelia ramosissima Douglas ex Lehm. Branching Phacelia

Brassicaceae

Descurainia paradisa (A. Nelson & P. B. Kenn.) O. E. Schulz. Paradise Tansymustard

Loasaceae

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

Nyctaginaceae

Abronia turbinata S. Watson. Transmontane Sand Verbena

Onagraceae

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

Phrymaceae

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

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum baileyi S. Watson baileyi. Bailey's Buckwheat

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Date and time this article was prepared:9:24:37 AM, 3/21/2017.