Eastern Mojave Vegetation Lee Vining, Mono County, California.
 
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The town is named for Lee (Leroy) Vining of Laporte, Indiana, who came to California in 1852 in search of gold. Vining settled on the creek named for him and operated a sawmill (Gudde, 1969, p. 175).


Elevation: 6778ft.

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Species collected at or near this location:

Pinaceae

Pinus contorta Loudon murrayana (Grev. & Balf.) Critchf. Sierra Lodgepole Pine (Oth)

Adoxaceae

Sambucus nigra L caerulea Bolli. Common Elderberry (Oth)

Apiaceae

Lomatium dissectum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance multifidum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance. (Oth)

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. Silver Wormwood (Oth)

Astereae

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt. puberulus (D. C. Eaton) H. M. Hall & Clem. Yellow Rabbitbrush (Oth)

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt. viscidiflorus. Yellow Rabbitbrush (Oth)

Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird hololeuca (A.Gray) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird. Rubber Rabbitbush (Oth)

Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird speciosa (Nutt.) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird. Rubber Rabbitbush (Oth)

Erigeron philadelphicus L. Philadelphia Fleabane (Oth)

Grindelia camporum Greene. Great Valley Gumweed (Oth)

Symphyotrichum ascendens (Lindl.) G. L. Neson. Western Aster (Oth)

Symphyotrichum spathulatum (Lindl.) G. L. Nesom. Western Mountain Aster (Oth)

Chaenactideae

Chaenactis (Hook.) Hook. & Arn. Douglas' Dustymaiden (Oth)

Cichorieae

Microseridinae

Agoseris parviflora (Nutt.) D. Dietr. Steppe Goat-Chicory (Oth)

Pleiacanthus spinosus (Nutt.) Rydb. Thorny Skeletonweed (Oth)

Heliantheae

Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook. (Oth)

Helianthus nuttallii Torr. & A. Gray nuttallii. Nuttall's Sunflower (Oth)

Madieae

Arnicinae

Arnica chamissonis Less. Chamisso Leopardbane (Oth)

Boraginaceae

Cryptantha barbigera (A. Gray) Greene. Bearded Cryptantha (Oth)

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

Cryptantha muricata (Hook. & Arn.) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr. Pointed Cryptantha (Oth)

Brassicaceae

Boechera pinetorum (Tidestr.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz. Holboell's Rockcress (Oth)

Caryophyllaceae

Gypsophila paniculata L. Baby's Breath (Oth)

Saponaria officinalis L. Bouncingbet (Oth)

Silene oregana S. Watson. Oregon Silene (Oth)

Chenopodiaceae

Grayia spinosa (Hook.) Moq. Spiny Hop Sage (Oth)

Salsola tragus L. Tumbleweed (Oth)

Fabaceae

Astragalus casei A. Gray. Case's Milkvetch (Oth)

Lupinus argenteus Pursh heteranthus (S. Watson) Barneby. Tailcup lupine (Oth)

Lupinus argenteus Pursh meionanthus (A. Gray) Barneby. Tailcup lupine (Oth)

Medicago sativa L. Alfalfa (Oth)

Melilotus albus Medik. (Oth)

Hypericaceae

Hypericum scouleri Hook. Scouler's Gold Wire (Oth)

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja miniata Hook. miniata. Giant Red Indian Paintbrush (Oth)

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

Phrymaceae

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

Polemoniaceae

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

Phlox stansburyi (Torrey) A. A. Heller. Cold-Desert Phlox (Oth)

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum baileyi S. Watson baileyi. Bailey's Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum davidsonii Greene. Davidson's Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum elatum Douglas ex Benth. elatum. Tall Woolly Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum microthecum Nutt. laxiflorum Hook. Slender Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. nevadense Gand. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat (Oth)

Fallopia convolvulus (L.) A.Löve. Black Bindweed (Oth)

Polygonum aviculare L. depressum (Meisn.) Arcangeli. (Oth)

Ranunculaceae

Aquilegia formosa DC. Western Columbine (Oth)

Thalictrum sparsiflorum Turcz. Fewflower Meadow-Rue (Oth)

Rhamnaceae

Ceanothus cordulatus Kellogg. Whitethorn Ceanothus (Oth)

Rosaceae

Prunus andersonii A. Gray. Desert Peach (Oth)

Rubiaceae

Galium multiflorum Kellogg. Many-Flower Bedstraw (Oth)

Salicaceae

Populus balsamifera L. Balsam Poplar (Oth)

Salix exigua Nutt. exigua. Coyote Willow, Narrow-Leaved Willow (Oth)

Salix lutea Nutt. Yellow Willow (Oth)

Solanaceae

Nicotiana attenuata Torr. Coyote Tobacco (Oth)

Physalis philadelphica Lam. Mexican Ground Cherry (Oth)

Violaceae

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

Viscaceae

Phoradendron juniperinum A. Gray. Juniper Mistletoe (Oth)

Cyperaceae

Scirpus microcarpus J. Presl & C. Presl. Panicled Rush (Oth)

Liliaceae

Calochortus leichtlinii Hook. f. Smokey Mariposa (Oth)

Orchidaceae

Epipactis gigantea Hook. Stream Orchid (Oth)

Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindl. ex Beck leucostachys (Lindl.) Luer. Sierra Bog Orchid (Oth)

Poaceae

Bromeae

Bromus carinatus Hook. & Arn. carinatus. California Brome (Oth)

Eragrostideae

Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch. Stinkgrass (Oth)

Stipeae

Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. Needle and Thread (Oth)

Triticeae

Elymus cinereus Scribn. & Merr. Great Basin Wild Rye (Oth)

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey. Squirreltail Grass (Oth)

Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners trachycaulus. Slender Wheatgrass (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 67
Native Taxa:
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56
Exotic Taxa:
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9
Nativity Undetermined:
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2
Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:11:48:44 AM, 4/16/2021.