Plant Check List for Sagehen Meadow, Mono County, United States.

Edited by Tom Schweich

This list is assembled from personal collections, herbarium vouchers, and published lists. For California, much of the data is provided by the participants of the Consortium of California Herbaria ( For Colorado, much of the data is provided by the Southwest Environmental Information Network, which web site is found at ( See their respective websites for copyright information and recommended citation formats.

For a complete list of Locations included in this Area List, see the Locations Included section, below.

This page is highly summarized. For detail about the distribution of plants, please see: Detailed Area List for Sagehen Meadow, Mono County, United States.

[ ] Pinus contorta Loudon ssp. murrayana (Grev. & Balf.) Critchf. (Syn: P. m. Balf. ) Sierra Lodgepole Pine. SGSpr
[ ] Pinus jeffreyi Grev. & Balf. Jeffrey Pine. SGM SGSpr

[ ] Angelica lineariloba A. Gray. Poison Angelica. SGPk

[ ] Agoseris glauca (Pursh) Raf. var. glauca. Pale Agoseris. SGM
[ ] Anisocoma acaulis Torr. & A. Gray. Scale Bud. SGM
[ ] Arnica sororia Greene. Twin Arnica. SGM
[ ] Artemisia cana Pursh ssp. bolanderi (A. Gray) G. H. Ward. Silver Sagebrush. SGM
[ ] Artemisia tridentata Nutt. Big Sagebrush. SGM
[ ] Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. vaseyana (Rydb.) Beetle. Mountain Big Sagebrush. SGM
[ ] Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt. ssp. puberulus (D. C. Eaton) H. M. Hall & Clem. Yellow Rabbitbrush. SGM
[ ] Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt. ssp. viscidiflorus. Yellow Rabbitbrush. SGM SGS
[ ] Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird var. hololeuca (A.Gray) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird. (Syn: Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pall.ex Pursh) Britton ssp. hololeucus (A. Gray) H. M. Hall & Clem. ) Rubber Rabbitbush. SGM
[ ] Ericameria parryi (A. Gray) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird var. aspera (Greene) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird. Rough Rabbitbrush. SGM
[ ] Eriophyllum lanatum (Pursh) J. Forbes var. integrifolium (Hook.) Smiley. (Syn: E. monoense Rydb. ) Oregon Sunshine. SGPk
[ ] Stephanomeria exigua Nutt. ssp. exigua. Small Wirelettuce. SGM
[ ] Symphyotrichum spathulatum (Lindl.) G. L. Nesom. (Syn: Aster occidentalis (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray , Aster occidentalis (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray var. fremontii ) Western Mountain Aster. SGM
[ ] Tetradymia canescens DC. Spineless Horsebush. SGM

[ ] Cryptantha glomeriflora Greene. Truckee Cryptantha. SGM
[ ] Phacelia bicolor Torr. ex S. Watson var. bicolor. Two-Color Phacelia. SGM
[ ] Phacelia ramosissima Douglas ex Lehm. (Syn: P. r. Douglas ex Lehm. var. eremophila (Greene) J. F. Macbr. , P. r. Douglas ex Lehm. var. ramosissima , P. r. Douglas ex Lehm. var. subglabra M. Peck ) Branching Phacelia. SGM
[ ] Plagiobothrys kingii (S. Watson) A. Gray var. kingii. Great Basin Popcornflower. SGPk

[ ] Boechera pinetorum (Tidestr.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz. (Syn: A. holboellii Hornem. var. p. (Tidestr.) Rollins ) Holboell's Rockcress. SGM
[ ] Erysimum capitatum (Hook.) Greene var. capitatum. Sanddune Wallflower. SGPk
[ ] Streptanthus tortuosus Kellogg. Shieldplant. SGPk

[ ] Symphoricarpos rotundifolius A. Gray. (Syn: S. oreophilus A. Gray , S. rotundifolius A. Gray var. parishii (Rydb.) Dempster , S. rotundifolius A. Gray var. rotundifolius , S. vaccinioides Rydb. ) Roundleaf Snowberry. SGM

[ ] Stellaria longipes Goldie ssp. longipes. (Syn: S. l. Goldie var. l. ) Longstalk Starwort. SGM

[ ] Chenopodium leptophyllum (Moq.) Nutt. ex S. Watson. Narrowleaf Goosefoot. SGPk
[ ] Grayia spinosa (Hook.) Moq. Spiny Hop Sage. SGM

[ ] Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. argenteus. Loosely Flowered Silver Lupine. SGM SGPk
[ ] Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. meionanthus (A. Gray) Barneby. Tailcup lupine. SGPk
[ ] Lupinus lepidus Douglas ex Lindl. var. confertus (Kellogg) C. P. Sm. (Syn: Lupinus confertus Kellogg ) Crowded Lupine. SGM SGMC

[ ] Ribes cereum Douglas var. cereum. Wax Currant. SGM

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

[ ] Montia chamissoi (Spreng.) Greene. (Syn: Crunocallis c. (Ledeb. ex Spreng.) Rydb. ) Toad Lily. SGM

[ ] Abronia turbinata S. Watson. Transmontane Sand Verbena. SGMC SGPk

[ ] Gayophytum diffusum Torr. & A. Gray ssp. parviflorum H. Lewis & Szweyk. Spreading Groundsmoke. SGM

[ ] Castilleja applegatei Fernald ssp. pinetorum (Fernald) T. I. Chuang & Heckard. Wavy-Leaf Indian Paintbrush. SGM
[ ] Castilleja chromosa A. Nelson. Desert Indian Paintbrush. SGMC
[ ] Castilleja pilosa (S. Watson) Rydb. (Syn: Orthocarpus pilosus S. Watson ) Parrothead Indian Paintbrush. SGM

[ ] Diplacus mephiticus (Greene) G.L. Nesom. (Syn: Mimulus angustifolius (Greene) A.L. Grant , Mimulus coccineus Congdon , Mimulus densus A.L. Grant , Mimulus nanus Hook. & Arn. var. mephiticus (Greene) D. M. Thomps. ) Skunky Monkey Flower. SGM
[ ] Erythranthe primuloides (Benth.) G.L. Nesom & N.S. Fraga. (Syn: Mimulus primuloides Benth. ) Primrose Monkey Flower. SGM

[ ] Collinsia parviflora Lindl. Maiden Blue-eyed Mary. SGM
[ ] Penstemon cinicola D. D. Keck. Ash Penstemon. SGM
[ ] Penstemon speciosus Lindl. Royal Penstemon. SGMC SGPk

[ ] Collomia linearis Nutt. Tiny Trumpet. SGM
[ ] Ipomopsis aggregata (Pursh) V. E. Grant ssp. aggregata. Scarlet Gilia. SGM SGPk
[ ] Linanthus pungens (Torr.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson. (Syn: Leptodactylon pungens (Torr.) Nutt. ex Rydb. ) Granite Prickly Phlox. SGM
[ ] Phlox stansburyi (Torrey) A. A. Heller. Cold-Desert Phlox. SGM

[ ] Eriogonum baileyi S. Watson var. baileyi. Bailey's Buckwheat. SGM
[ ] Eriogonum microthecum Nutt. var. ambiguum (M. E. Jones) Reveal. Slender Buckwheat. SGPk
[ ] Eriogonum spergulinum A. Gray var. reddingianum (M. E. Jones) J. T. Howell. Redding Buckwheat. SGM
[ ] Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. var. nevadense Gand. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat. SGM SGPk
[ ] Rumex paucifolius S. Watson. Alpine Sheep Sorrel. SGM

[ ] Cercocarpus ledifolius Nutt. var. intermontanus N. H. Holmgren. Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany. SGM SGPk
[ ] Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim. ssp. microphyllus (Rydb.) Jeps. (Syn: Holodiscus microphyllus Rydb. var. microphyllus ) Ocean Spray. SGM
[ ] Horkeliella congdonis (Rydb.) Rydb. Congdon's False Horkelia. SGM
[ ] Potentilla gracilis Hook. var. elmeri (Rydb.) Jeps. Comb-Leaf Cinquefoil. SGM
[ ] Purshia tridentata (Pursh) DC. var. tridentata. Antelope Bitterbrush. SGM
[ ] Rosa woodsii Lindl. ssp. ultramontana (S. Watson) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde. Mountain Rose. SGPk

[ ] Populus tremuloides Michx. Quaking Aspen. SGMC
[ ] Salix geyeriana Andersson. (Syn: S. g. Andersson ssp. argentea (Bebb) C. K. Schneid. ) Geyer Willow. SGSpr

[ ] Carex douglasii Boott. Douglas Sedge. SGM

[ ] Iris missouriensis Nutt. Western Blue Flag. Weed: Inyo National Forest, List: C. SGM

[ ] Juncus mexicanus Willd. (=Juncus arcticus (Willd.)Trautv. var. mexicanus (Willdenow ex Roemer & Schultes) Balslev) Mexican Rush. SGM

[ ] Calochortus bruneaunis A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr. Bruneau Mariposa Lily. SGM

[ ] Agrostis scabra Willd. Rough Bentgrass. SGM
[ ] Bromus tectorum L. (Syn: B. tectorum L. var. glabratus Spenn. ) Cheat Grass. Weed: CAL-IPC, List: High. Inyo National Forest, priority: Locally high; generally low, SGM
[ ] Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey. (Syn: Elymus longifolius (J. G. Sm.) Gould , Sitanion hystrix (Nutt.) J. G. Sm. ) Squirreltail Grass. SGM SGPk
[ ] Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Shinners ssp. trachycaulus. Slender Wheatgrass. SGM
[ ] Hordeum jubatum L. ssp. jubatum. Foxtail Barley. SGM
[ ] Muhlenbergia richardsonis (Trin.) Rydb. Mat Muhly. SGPk
[ ] Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. var. comata. (=Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth ssp. comata ) Needle and Thread. SGM
[ ] Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. (Syn: Oryzopsis hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Ricker ) (=Achnatherum hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth) Indian Rice Grass. SGM
[ ] Stipa occidentalis Thurb. ex S. Watson var. californica (Merr. & Davy) C. L. Hitchc. (=Achnatherum occidentale (Thurb. ex S. Watson) Barkworth ssp. californicum (Merr. & Burtt Davy) Barkworth) California Needlegrass. SGM
[ ] Stipa occidentalis Thurb. ex S. Watson var. occidentalis. (=Achnatherum occidentale (Thurb. ex S. Watson) Barkworth ssp. occidentale ) Western Needlegrass. SGM

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Date and time this article was prepared: 1/21/2019 9:14:50 AM