Eastern Mojave Vegetation Rush Creek, Mono County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Rush Creek (in Horseshoe Canyon). Rush Creek (Upper).

See also: Grant Lake. Rush Creek (in Horseshoe Canyon).

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Stream draining the June Lakes Basin into Mono Lake.

This section refers to the portion below Grant Lake and above Test Station Road.

Elevation: 6384ft, 1946m.

Articles that refer to this location:


Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Kondolf, G. Mathias, and Peter Vorster. 1993. Changing water balance over time in Rush Creek, Eastern California, 1860-1992. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 29(5):823-832.
  • Ostrom, Vincent A. 1950. Government and Water: A Study of the Influence of Water upon Governmental Institutions and Practices in the Development of Los Angeles. Ph.D Dissertation. University of California at Los Angeles. {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}
  • 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:



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


Brickellia oblongifolia Nutt. linifolia (D. C. Eaton) B. L. Rob. Narrowleaf Brickellbush


Gnaphalium palustre Nutt. Western Marsh Cudweed


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


Chenopodium glaucum L. Oakleaf Goosefoot

Chenopodium leptophyllum (Moq.) Nutt. ex S. Watson. Narrowleaf Goosefoot


Shepherdia argentea Nutt. Buffalo Berry


Lupinus lepidus Douglas ex Lindl. confertus (Kellogg) C. P. Sm. Crowded Lupine


Mentha arvensis L. Wild Mint


Epilobium ciliatum Raf. ciliatum. Fringed Willowherb

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


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


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

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


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


Eriogonum ampullaceum J. T. Howell. Mono Buckwheat

Eriogonum davidsonii Greene. Davidson's Buckwheat


Ranunculus aquatilis L. diffusus With. Threadleaf Crowfoot

Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh. Alkali Buttercup


Potentilla biennis Greene. Biennial Cinquefoil

Purshia tridentata (Pursh) DC. tridentata. Antelope Bitterbrush


Salix exigua Benth. hindsiana (Benth.) Dorn. Sandbar Willow


Nicotiana attenuata Torr. Coyote Tobacco


Amphiscirpus nevadensis (S. Watson) Oteng-Yeb. Nevada Bulrush

Bolboschoenus maritimus (L.) Palla.

Carex pellita Muhl. ex Willd. Wooly Sedge

Cyperus squarrosus L. Bearded Flatsedge

Eleocharis macrostachya Britton. Common Spike-Rush

Schoenoplectus acutus (Muhl. ex Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve occidentalis (S. Watson). Hardstem Bulrush

Schoenoplectus pungens (Vahl) Palla. Threesquare


Juncus mexicanus Willd. Mexican Rush

Juncus nevadensis S. Watson nevadensis. Nevada Rush


Triglochin maritima L. Seaside Arrowgrass



Agrostis gigantea Roth. Redtop

Agrostis scabra Willd. Rough Bentgrass

Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald. American Sloughgrass

Polypogon monspeliensis (L.) Desf. Rabbit's-Foot Grass


Distichlis spicata (L.) E. Greene. Saltgrass


Muhlenbergia asperifolia (Nees & Meyen ex Trin.) Parodi. Alkali Muhley


Poa secunda J. Presl secunda. Sandberg Bluegrass.

Puccinellia nuttalliana (Schult.) Hitchc. Nuttall's Alkali Grass


Hordeum jubatum L. jubatum. Foxtail Barley


Potamogeton foliosus Raf. Leafy Pondweed

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Date and time this article was prepared:11:19:11 AM, 11/24/2017.