Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mono Craters, Mono County, California.
 
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See also: Inyo Craters.

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Volcanic plugs south of Mono Lake.

Give their names to the Mono Craters 15" quadrangle.


Elevation: 9081ft, 2768m.

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Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Bell, John W., and P. Kyle House. 2007. Did Plinian eruptions in California lead to debris fl ows in Nevada? An intriguing stratigraphic connection. Geology. 35(3):219-222. {TAS-pdf}
  • Hildreth, Wes. 2004. Volcanological perspectives on Long Valley, Mammoth Mountain, and Mono Craters: several contiguous but discrete systems. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 136(3-4):169-198.
  • Kistler, Ronald W. 1966. Structure and Metamorphism in the Mono Craters Quadrangle, Sierra Nevada, California. Geological Survey Bulletin 1221-E. Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey, 1966. {TAS}
  • Kistler, Ronald W. 1966. Geologic Map of the Mono Craters Quadrangle, Mono and Tuolumne Counties, California. Geologic Quadrangle Maps of the United States. Map GQ-462. {TAS}
  • Konigsmark, Ted. 2003. Geologic Trips: Sierra Nevada. 2003.
  • Loney, Robert A. 1968. Flow Structure and Composition of the Southern Coulee, Mono Craters, California -- A Pumiceous Rhyolite Flow. pp. 415-440 in Coats, Robert R., Richard L. Hay, and Charles A. Anderson. Studies in Volcanology: A Memoir in Honor of Howel Williams. Memoir 116. Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America, 1968. {TAS}
  • Sieh, K., and M. Bursik. 1986. Most recent eruption of the Mono Craters, eastern central California. Journal of Geophysical Research. 91: 12539-12571.
  • Thorne, Robert F., Allan A. Schoenherr, Charlie D. Clements, and James A. Young. 2007. Transmontane Coniferous Vegetation. pp. in Barbour, Michael G., Todd Keeler-Wolf, and Allan A. Schoenherr. Terrestrial Vegetation of California. Third Edition. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2007. {TAS}
  • Wesnousky, Steven G. 2005. The San Andreas and Walker Lane fault systems, western North America: transpression, transtension, cumulative slip and the structural evolution of a major transform plate boundary. Journal of Structural Geology. 27: 1505-1512. {TAS-pdf}

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.

Pinaceae

Pinus albicaulis Engelm. Whitebark Pine (Oth)

Pinus flexilis E. James. Limber Pine (Oth)

Apiaceae

Angelica lineariloba A. Gray. Poison Angelica (Obs)

Cymopterus cinerarius A. Gray. Gray Springparsley (TAS+Oth)

Asteraceae

Astereae

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

Madieae

Baeriinae

Eriophyllum lanatum (Pursh) J. Forbes integrifolium (Hook.) Smiley. Oregon Sunshine (Oth)

Hulseinae

Hulsea vestita A. Gray. Pumice Alpinegold (Oth)

Hulsea vestita A. Gray vestita. Pumice Alpinegold (Oth)

Senecioneae

Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. Broomlike Ragwort (Oth)

Tetradymia canescens DC. Spineless Horsebush (Oth)

Boraginaceae

Cryptantha confertiflora (Greene) Payson. Basin Yellow Cryptantha (Oth)

Cryptantha nubigena (Greene) Payson. Sierra Cryptantha (Oth)

Phacelia hastata Douglas ex Lehm. compacta (Brand) Cronquist. Compact Phacelia (Oth)

Tiquilia nuttallii (Hook.) A. T. Richardson. Nuttall's Crinklemat (Oth)

Brassicaceae

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

Boechera platysperma (A. Gray) Al-Shehbaz. Pioneer Rockcress (Oth)

Boechera repanda (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz. Greene's Rockcress (Oth)

Draba breweri S. Watson. Cushion Draba (Oth)

Fabaceae

Lupinus breweri A. Gray grandiflorus C. P. Sm. Matted Lupine (Oth)

Lupinus duranii Eastw. Mono Lake Lupine (Oth)

Gentianaceae

Frasera puberulenta Davidson. Inyo Elkweed (TAS+Oth)

Grossulariaceae

Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant (Oth)

Montiaceae

Claytonia rosea Rydb. Rocky Mountain Springbeauty (Oth)

Nyctaginaceae

Abronia turbinata S. Watson. Transmontane Sand Verbena (Obs)

Onagraceae

Camissonia parvula (Torr. & A. Gray) P. H. Raven. Lewis River Suncup (Oth)

Eremothera boothii (Douglas) W. L. Wagner & Hoch boothii. Booth's Evening Primrose (Oth)

Eremothera boothii (Douglas) W.L. Wagner & Hoch intermedia (Munz) W.L. Wagner & Hoch. Booth's Hairy Evening Primrose (Oth)

Phrymaceae

Diplacus mephiticus (Greene) G.L. Nesom. Skunky Monkey Flower (Oth)

Mimetanthe pilosa (Benth.) Greene. Downy False-Monkeyflower (Oth)

Polemoniaceae

Aliciella monoensis J. M. Porter. (Oth)

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

Polygonaceae

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

Eriogonum esmeraldense S. Watson. Esmeralda Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum esmeraldense S. Watson esmeraldense. Esmeralda Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum nudum Douglas ex Benth. deductum (Greene) Jeps. Naked Buckwheat (Oth)

Eriogonum spergulinum A. Gray reddingianum (M. E. Jones) J. T. Howell. Redding Buckwheat (Oth)

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

Portulacaceae

Calyptridium umbellatum (Torr.) Greene. (Oth)

Rosaceae

Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim. discolor. Ocean Spray (Oth)

Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim. microphyllus (Rydb.) Jeps. Ocean Spray (Oth)

Rubiaceae

Galium multiflorum Kellogg. Many-Flower Bedstraw (Oth)

Solanaceae

Nicotiana attenuata Torr. Coyote Tobacco (TAS)

Poaceae

Aveneae

Agrostis scabra Willd. Rough Bentgrass (Oth)

Stipeae

Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. Indian Rice Grass (Oth)

Stipa occidentalis Thurb. ex S. Watson pubescens (Vasey) J. R. Maze et al. Common Western Needlegrass (Oth)

Triticeae

Elymus triticoides Buckley. Beardless Wildrye (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 46
Native Taxa:
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43
Exotic Taxa:
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Nativity Undetermined:
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3
Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:4:42:42 PM, 7/24/2021.