Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coyote Springs Road, Mono County, California  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 Coyote Springs Road is part of the route between Bridgeport and Lee Vining, from a time before US Highway 395 was routed over Conway Summit. While there seems to be only one Coyote Spring along this road, the plural "springs" seems to be the officially applied name.

Other articles:
• California Highway 270:   at Coyote Springs Road;  

Junction: California Highway 270

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  20070626640;
Full Size ImageCoyote Springs Road at CA Hwy 270 in Mormon Meadow  

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   24 Aug 2012;

Locations: Bodie Hills.
Full Size ImageOutcrop near Coyote Springs Road.  

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Coyote Springs Road descends to Mormon Meadow
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A little puzzle found in a very difficult habitat.
Brightly-colored outcrop in canyon.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   21 Jun 2012;
Full Size ImageDescending into Mormon Meadow from Bridgeport Canyon  

Coyote Springs Road nearing Mormon Meadow past this brightly colored outcrop.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  Coll. No. 894;
• Mono Lake Basin Flora:  in Bodie Hills;

Locations: Bodie Hills.
Full Size ImageLocation of Coll. No. 894, Madia glomerata  

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Coll. No. 894, Madia glomerata
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Coll. No. 894, Madia glomerata
Location of Collection No. 894, Madia glomerata. This was an attempt to relocate the collection of Tim Messick, #1155, Madia gracilis

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• Field Notes:  20070626640;
Full Size ImageThe road ahead: looking into the Walker River watershed.  

Looking north into the Clearwater Creek and Walker River watershed.

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• Mono Lake Basin Flora:   at Bridgeport Canyon;

Locations: Mono Basin.  

Clearwater Creek (Walker River) above, to the north
Pass, elevation: 7,670 feet.
Mono Lake basin below, to the south
   

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  20070626480;
Full Size ImageHorses in pass of Bridgeport Canyon  

Some folks camping with their horses in the pass.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  20070626500;
Full Size ImageView across Mono Basin to Cowtrack Mountain  

The view southeast across Mono Lake basin is a little difficult to photograph in mid-morning on a hazy day.

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• Field Notes:  Coll. No. 959;   in Bridgeport Cyn;  Coll. No. 960;  Coll. No. 961;  Coll. No. 962;  Coll. No. 963;  Coll. No. 965;  Coll. No. 966;  Coll. No. 967;  Coll. No. 968;  Coll. No. 969;  Coll. No. 970;  Coll. No. 971;  Coll. No. 972;
• Mono Lake Basin Flora:  upper Bridgeport Cyn;
• Notes:  Trifolium monoense Greene;
Full Size ImageColl. No. 959, Lewisia rediviva
Full Size ImageNatural rock garden in Bridgeport Canyon.  

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Coll. No. 960, Lomatium nevadense var. nevadense
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Coll. No. 961, Perideridia bolanderi ssp. bolanderi
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Coll. No. 962, Trifolium andersonii var. beatleyae
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Coll. No. 963, Navarretia breweri
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Coll. No. 965, Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
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Coll. No. 966, Ionactis alpina
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Coll. No. 967, Eriogonum caespitosum
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Coll. No. 968, Erigeron eatonii var. sonnei
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Coll. No. 969, Poa secunda ssp. secunda
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Coll. No. 970, Cusickiella douglasii
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Coll. No. 971, Stenotus acaulis
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Coll. No. 972, Senecio integerrimus var. exaltatus
In the Spring of 2013, this area looked like someone's private rock garden.
  Coyote Springs Road descends through Bridgeport Canyon.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  20070626505;
Full Size ImageMeadow in upper Bridgeport Canyon  

Just above the unnamed spring and meadow.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  20070626470;  Coll. No. 855;   24 Aug 2012;

Locations: Bridgeport Canyon.
Full Size ImageUnnamed spring in Bridgeport Canyon  

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Cirsium scariosum, the Meadow Thistle, in Bridgeport Canyon.
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Meadow cleaned out by sheep.
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Coll. No. 855, Cirsium scariosum var. congdonii
Unnamed spring in Bridgeport Canyon

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• Field Notes:   Coll. No. 602, 20 Jun 2010.;
Full Size ImageMono Lake, Cowtrack Mountain, and the White Mountains from Bridgeport Canyon.
Full Size ImageHabitat of Calochortus leichtlinii in Bridgeport Canyon.  

Habitat of Calochortus leichtlinii in Bridgeport Canyon.

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  20070626380;  Coll No. 478;  Coll No. 479;  Coll No. 480;  Coll No. 481;  Coll No. 482;  Coll No. 484;  Coll No. 485;  Coll. No. 851;  Coll. No. 852;  Coll. No. 853;  Coll. No. 854;   24 Aug 2012;  Coll. No. 895;

Locations: Coyote Spring.
Full Size ImageColl. No. 851, Muilla transmontana  

Coyote Spring

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Coyote Spring in Bridgeport Canyon
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Coyote Spring in Bridgeport Canyon
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Low water level in the pool at Coyote Spring.
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Habitat of Iva axillaris near Coyote Spring.
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Coll. No. 895, Iva axillaris
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Coll. No. 478, Iris missourensis
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Coll. No. 479, ?
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Coll. No. 480, Lappula redowskii
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Coll. No. 480, Lappula redowskii
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Coll. No. 481, Eriastrum signatum
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Coll. No. 481, Eriastrum signatum
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Coll. No. 482, Achillea millefolium
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Coll. No. 484, Salix boothii
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Coll. No. 485, Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale
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Coll. No. 851, Muilla transmontana
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Coll. No. 853
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Coll. No. 853
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Coll. No. 854, Descurainia sophia
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Coll. No. 854, Descurainia sophia
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Coll. No. 895, Iva axillaris
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Coll. No. 895, Iva axillaris
Coyote Spring

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  20070626370;
Full Size ImageMudflow breccia in Bridgeport Canyon  

Outcrop of mudflow breccia.

Literature Cited:
- Thompson, David M., 2005.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   Coll. No. 601, 20 Jun 2010.;   Coll. No. 766, 19 Jun 2011.;
Full Size ImageColl. No. 766, Linanthus inyoensis  

Location of Coll. No. 601, Diplacus nanus, and Coll. No. 766, Linanthus inyoensis.

Locations: Bridgeport Canyon.  

Mouth of Bridgeport Canyon.

Other articles:
• Goat Ranch Cutoff:   at Coyote Sprs Rd;
• Field Notes:  26-Jun-07 at Bridgeport Cyn;
Full Size ImageLower end of Bridgeport Canyon  

Junction: Goat Ranch Cutoff

The little sign indicates this is Forest Road 169A.

 

 

   

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Thompson, David M. 2005. Systematics of Mimulus subg. Schizoplacus (Scrophulariaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs. 75. Ann Arbor, MI: American Society of Plant Taxonomists, 2005. ISBN 0-912861-75-4
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