Eastern Mojave Vegetation Walker Lake, Mono County, California.
 
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See also: Bloody Canyon. Walker Creek (Lower).

See also: Walker Creek (Upper).

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Lake in Bloody Canyon. Named for William J. Walker, who settled on the land adjoining the lake in 1880. The name is often erronously connected with Joseph R. Walker (Gudde, 1969).

Sometimes also referred to as "Little Walker Lake," although Gudde (1969) does not mention this.


Elevation: 7936ft, 2419m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Forest Road 01S23 "Walker Lake Trailhead," Mono County, CA: at end
  • Field Notes: 2-Aug-07 23 Jun 2012
  • A Checklist Flora of the Mono Lake Basin, Mono County, California and Mineral County, Nevada.: near Walker Lk Seaside Heliotrope
  • Does Seaside Heliotrope (Heliotropium curvassicum L.) occur in the Mono Lake Basin?: 2 5
 

Literature Referring To This Location:

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

Species collected at or near this location:

Apiaceae

Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt.) Torr.

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia rothrockii A. Gray. Timberline Sagebrush

Astereae

Pyrrocoma apargioides (A. Gray) Greene. Alpine Flames

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

Cichorieae

Crepidinae

Crepis acuminata Nutt. Tapertip Hawksbeard

Microseridinae

Stephanomeria exigua Nutt. coronaria (Greene) Gottlieb. Whiteplume Wirelettuce

Brassicaceae

Cardamine breweri S. Watson. Brewer's Bittercress

Caprifoliaceae

Symphoricarpos rotundifolius A. Gray rotundifolius. Roundleaf Snowberry

Fabaceae

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

Trifolium monanthum A. Gray grantianum (A. Heller) J. M. Gillett. Mountain Carpet Clover

Trifolium wormskioldii Lehm. Cows Clover

Malvaceae

Sidalcea oregana (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray spicata (Regel) C. L. Hitchc. Oregon Checkerbloom

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja applegatei Fernald pallida (Eastw.) Chuang & Heckard. Wavy-Leaf Indian Paintbrush

Castilleja miniata Hook. miniata. Giant Red Indian Paintbrush

Castilleja pilosa (S. Watson) Rydb. Parrothead Indian Paintbrush

Polemoniaceae

Leptosiphon nuttallii (Gray) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson pubescens (R. Patt.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson. Nuttall's Linanthus

Ranunculaceae

Ranunculus flammula L. Greater Creeping Spearwort

Salicaceae

Populus tremuloides Michx. Quaking Aspen

Salix geyeriana Andersson. Geyer Willow

Alliaceae

Allium bisceptrum S. Watson. Twincrest Onion

Cyperaceae

Carex utriculata Boott. Beaked Sedge

Iridaceae

Iris missouriensis Nutt. Western Blue Flag

Poaceae

Aveneae

Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. Shortawn Foxtail

Phleum alpinum L. Alpine Timothy

Potamogetonaceae

Potamogeton robbinsii Oakes. Robbin's Pondweed

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Date and time this article was prepared:2:19:51 PM, 6/17/2017.