Eastern Mojave Vegetation South Tufa Area, Mono County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Mono Lake.

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Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve.

The geographic coordinates given by the GNIS (37.9454818, -119.0198675) place this location about 500 meters off shore north of Navy Beach. I have moved it back on shore and slightly more to the west, to the center of the largest section of tufa.

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Elevation: 6378ft, 1944m.

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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.



Artemisia tridentata Nutt. tridentata. Big Sagebrush (Oth)



Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt. axillaris (D. D. Keck) L. C. Anderson. Yellow Rabbitbrush (Oth)


Mentzelia torreyi A. Gray. Torrey's Blazing Star (Obs)


Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. Greasewood (TAS+Oth)

Total number of taxa: 4
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Date and time this article was prepared:3:15:05 PM, 2/25/2024.