Eastern Mojave Vegetation Horseshoe Canyon Moraine, Mono County, California.


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The moraine(s) to the northeast of Reversed Peak, formed by glaciers flowing around both sides of Reversed Peak and to the northeast toward Pleistocene Lake Russell. The lakes of the June Lake Loop were formed in depressions left by the glacier.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • A Checklist Flora of the Mono Lake Basin, Mono County, California and Mineral County, Nevada.: Horseshoe Canyon moraine

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

Species collected at or near this location.

This list summarizes plants collected or observed at this specific, named location. It does not include plants collected or observed at nearby named or unnamed locations. It may be more instructive to use the Area Lists that contain this location.

  • TAS – The plant was collected by Tom Schweich.
  • Oth – The plant was collected by someone, but not Tom.
  • Obs – The plant was observed, but not collected.


Cymopterus terebinthinus (Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray californicus (J. M. Coult. & Rose) Jeps. (TAS)




Erigeron aphanactis (A. Gray) Greene aphanactis. Rayless Shaggy Fleabane (TAS)


Astragalus newberryi A. Gray newberryi. Newberry's Milkvetch (TAS)

Astragalus whitneyi A. Gray whitneyi. Balloonpod Milkvetch (TAS)

Lupinus argenteus Pursh montigenus (A. Heller) Barneby. Kellogg's Spurred Lupine (TAS)


Gilia brecciarum M. E. Jones brecciarum. Nevada Gilia (TAS)

Leptosiphon ciliatus (Benth.) Jeps. Whiskerbrush (TAS)


Viola purpurea Kellogg aurea (Kellogg) J.C. Clausen. Goosefoot Violet (TAS)

Total number of taxa: 8
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Date and time this article was prepared:5:43:06 PM, 4/14/2024.