Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mono Craters, Mono County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

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:


Pinus albicaulis Engelm. Whitebark Pine

Pinus flexilis E. James. Limber Pine


Angelica lineariloba A. Gray. Poison Angelica

Cymopterus cinerarius A. Gray. Gray Springparsley



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



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


Hulsea vestita A. Gray. Pumice Alpinegold

Hulsea vestita A. Gray vestita. Pumice Alpinegold


Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. Broomlike Ragwort

Tetradymia canescens DC. Spineless Horsebush


Cryptantha confertiflora (Greene) Payson. Basin Yellow Cryptantha

Cryptantha nubigena (Greene) Payson. Sierra Cryptantha

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

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


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

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

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

Draba breweri S. Watson. Cushion Draba


Lupinus breweri A. Gray grandiflorus C. P. Sm. Matted Lupine

Lupinus duranii Eastw. Mono Lake Lupine


Frasera puberulenta Davidson. Inyo Elkweed


Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant


Claytonia rosea Rydb. Rocky Mountain Springbeauty


Abronia turbinata S. Watson. Transmontane Sand Verbena


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

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

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


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

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


Aliciella monoensis J. M. Porter.

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


Eriogonum baileyi S. Watson baileyi. Bailey's Buckwheat

Eriogonum esmeraldense S. Watson. Esmeralda Buckwheat

Eriogonum esmeraldense S. Watson esmeraldense. Esmeralda Buckwheat

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

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

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. nevadense Gand. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat


Calyptridium umbellatum (Torr.) Greene.


Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim. discolor. Ocean Spray

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


Galium multiflorum Kellogg. Many-Flower Bedstraw


Nicotiana attenuata Torr. Coyote Tobacco



Agrostis scabra Willd. Rough Bentgrass


Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. Indian Rice Grass

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


Elymus triticoides Buckley. Beardless Wildrye

Total number of taxa: 46
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Date and time this article was prepared:5:29:27 PM, 9/23/2020.