Eastern Mojave Vegetation Lee Vining Peak, Mono County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

On the north bank of Lee Vining Creek, 2.6 km (1.6 mi) northwest of Mono Dome and 2.7 km (1.7 km) southeast of Mount Warren, 6.4 km (4 mi) west of Mono Lake.Trends southeast from Saddlebag Lake, along the course of Lee Vining Creek, then trends east to open out at the community of Lee Vining.

Elevation: 11624ft.

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.



Erigeron algidus Jeps. Stalked Fleabane (Oth)

Erigeron pygmaeus (A. Gray) Greene. Pygmy Fleabane (Oth)

Solidago multiradiata Aiton. Rocky Mountain Goldenrod (Oth)


Eremogone kingii (S. Watson) Ikonn. glabrescens (S. Watson) Dorn. King's Sandwort (Oth)

Minuartia nuttallii Pax gracilis B. L. Rob. Nuttall's Sandwort (Oth)

Silene sargentii S. Watson. Sargent's Catchfly (Oth)


Astragalus whitneyi A. Gray. Balloonpod Milkvetch (Oth)


Castilleja nana Eastw. Dwarf Alpine Indian Paintbrush (Oth)


Leptosiphon pachyphyllus (R. Patt.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson. Sierra Linanthus (Oth)


Eriogonum lobbii Torr. & A. Gray. Lobb's Buckwheat (Oth)


Ivesia shockleyi S. Watson shockleyi. Sky Mousetail (Oth)

Sibbaldia procumbens L. Creeping Sibbaldia (Oth)


Carex breweri Boott. Brewer's Sedge (Oth)

Carex helleri Mack. Heller's Sedge (Oth)

Carex phaeocephala Piper. Dunhead Sedge (Oth)


Juncus parryi Engelm. Parry's Rush (Oth)



Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult. Prairie Junegrass (Oth)

Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. Spike Trisetum (Oth)


Festuca saximontana Rydb. Rocky Mountain Fescue (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 19
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:48:53 PM, 11/5/2022.