Eastern Mojave Vegetation Bloody Canyon, Mono County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Mono Basin. Upper Mono Basin. Walker Creek (Lower). Walker Creek (Upper).

See also: Bloody Canyon (upper). Walker Lake.

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Canyon, south of Lee Vining Canyon, and north of June Lakes Loop.

Named in memory of an Indian massacre in which the Mono Indians killed many Awahnee, after the Awahnee stole many horses, blanket, and supplies.

Elevation: 7224ft, 2202m.

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Pellaea breweri D. C. Eaton. Brewer's Cliffbrake


Juniperus occidentalis Hook. Western Juniper


Ephedra viridis Cov. Green Ephedra


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


Angelica lineariloba A. Gray. Poison Angelica

Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt.) Torr.


Sphaeromeria cana (D. C. Eaton) A. Heller. Gray Chickensage


Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. incompta (Nutt.) D. D. Keck. White Sagebrush


Ericameria discoidea (Nutt.) G. L. Nesom. Whitestem Goldenbush

Ericameria parryi (A. Gray) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird aspera (Greene) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird. Rough Rabbitbrush

Ericameria parryi (A. Gray) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird (A. Nelson & P. B. Kenn.) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird monocephala (A. Nelson & P. B. Kenn.) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird. One-Headed Rabbitbrush

Erigeron clokeyi Cronquist pinzliae G. L. Nesom. Clokey's Fleabane

Erigeron compositus Pursh. Cutleaf Daisy

Erigeron coulteri Porter. Large Mountain Fleabane

Erigeron pygmaeus (A. Gray) Greene. Pygmy Fleabane

Solidago elongata Nutt.

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


Cirsium scariosum Nutt. congdonii (Moore & Frank.) Keil. Meadow Thistle


Senecio fremontii Torr. & A. Gray occidentalis A. Gray. dwarf mountain ragwort

Tetradymia canescens DC. Spineless Horsebush


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

Cryptantha torreyana (A. Gray) Greene. Torrey's Cryptantha

Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I. M. Johnst. Many-Flowered Stickseed

Phacelia bicolor Torr. ex S. Watson bicolor. Two-Color Phacelia

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

Phacelia humilis Torr. & A. Gray. Low Phacelia

Phacelia ramosissima Douglas ex Lehm. Branching Phacelia

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


Descurainia californica (A. Gray) O. E. Schulz. Sierra Tansymustard

Thelypodium crispum Payson. Crisped Thelypody


Astragalus lentiginosus Hook. ineptus (A. Gray) M. E. Jones. Freckled Milkvetch

Lupinus lepidus Douglas ex Lindl. confertus (Kellogg) C. P. Sm. Crowded Lupine


Gentianella amarella (L.) Börner acuta (Michx.) J. M. Gillett. Autumn Dwarf Gentian

Gentianopsis holopetala (A. Gray) H. H. Iltis. Sierra Fringed Gentian


Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant

Ribes inerme Rydb. inerme. White Stem Gooseberry


Linum lewisii Pursh. Prairie Blue Flax


Malacothamnus hallii (Eastw.) Kearney.

Sidalcea oregana (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray spicata (Regel) C. L. Hitchc. Oregon Checkerbloom


Gayophytum decipiens H. Lewis & Szweyk. Deceptive Groundsmoke


Argemone munita Durand & Hilg. Flatbud Prickly Poppy


Penstemon rostriflorus Kellogg. Bridge Penstemon

Veronica scutellata L. Skullcap Speedwell


Collomia linearis Nutt. Tiny Trumpet

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

Polemonium occidentale Greene.


Rumex paucifolius S. Watson. Alpine Sheep Sorrel


Aquilegia pubescens Coville. Sierra Columbine

Delphinium glaucum S. Watson. Sierra Larkspur

Ranunculus aquatilis L. diffusus With. Threadleaf Crowfoot


Cercocarpus ledifolius Nutt. ledifolius. Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany

Dasiophora fruticosa (L.) Rydb. Shrubby Cinquefoil, Golden Hardtack

Potentilla biennis Greene. Biennial Cinquefoil

Potentilla breweri S. Watson.

Purshia tridentata (Pursh) DC. tridentata. Antelope Bitterbrush

Rosa woodsii Lindl. ultramontana (S. Watson) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde. Mountain Rose


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



Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. Needle and Thread

Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. Indian Rice Grass


Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link. Starry False Lily of the Valley

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Date and time this article was prepared:10:12:59 AM, 11/28/2020.