Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mono Mills, Mono County, California.
 
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Mono Mills
To meet the ever increasing demand for lumber and cord wood the Bodie Railway and Lumber Company was formed in February 1881. Timber was harvested from various tracts to the south. It was milled at this site and then shipped to Bodie on the railroad via Warm Springs and Lime Kiln. The sawmill was a two story structure capable of producing 80,000 board feet in a 10 hour shift (when the crew was sober) and was powered by a 16 inch steam engine. With the development of electricity at Green Creek and reduced gold production in Bodie, Aurora, and Masonic, the demand for lumber and fuel wood diminished and Mono Mills was abandoned in 1917.
Dedicated September 9, 1989
Bodie Chapter No. 64
E. Clampus Vitus


Elevation: 7356ft, 2242m.

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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.

Pinaceae

Pinus jeffreyi Grev. & Balf. Jeffrey Pine (Oth)

Apiaceae

Cymopterus cinerarius A. Gray. Gray Springparsley (Oth)

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia tridentata Nutt. tridentata. Big Sagebrush (Oth)

Astereae

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt. viscidiflorus. Yellow Rabbitbrush (Oth)

Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird oreophila (A.Nelson) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird. Rubber Rabbitbush (Oth)

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

Madieae

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)

Boraginaceae

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

Cryptantha oxygona (A. Gray) Greene. Sharpnut Cryptantha (Oth)

Phacelia Juss. Phacelia (Oth)

Phacelia bicolor Torr. ex S. Watson bicolor. Two-Color Phacelia (Oth)

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

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

Brassicaceae

Erysimum capitatum (Hook.) Greene. Sanddune Wallflower (Oth)

Fabaceae

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

Lupinus duranii Eastw. Mono Lake Lupine (Oth)

Loasaceae

Mentzelia congesta Torr. & A. Gray. United Blazing Star (TAS+Oth)

Mentzelia monoensis J. M. Brokaw & L. Hufford. Mono Craters Blazing Star (Obs)

Onagraceae

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

Gayophytum decipiens H. Lewis & Szweyk. Deceptive Groundsmoke (Oth)

Gayophytum ramosissimum Torr. & A. Gray. Pinyon Groundsmoke (Oth)

Orobanchaceae

Orobanche corymbosa (Rydb.) Ferris. Flat-Top Broomrape (Oth)

Phrymaceae

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

Polemoniaceae

Aliciella monoensis J. M. Porter. (Oth)

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

Linanthus pungens (Torr.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson. Granite Prickly Phlox (Oth)

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum davidsonii Greene. Davidson's Buckwheat (Oth)

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

Oxytheca dendroidea Nutt. dendroidea. (Oth)

Portulacaceae

Calyptridium umbellatum (Torr.) Greene. (Oth)

Solanaceae

Nicotiana attenuata Torr. Coyote Tobacco (Oth)

Poaceae

Stipeae

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

Triticeae

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey californicus (J. G. Sm.) J. P. sm. Squirreltail Grass (Oth)

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey elymoides. Squirreltail Grass (TAS+Oth)

Elymus triticoides Buckley. Beardless Wildrye (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 37
Native Taxa:
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35
Exotic Taxa:
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0
Nativity Undetermined:
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2
Listed Weeds:
Indentified as Weed
0
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Date and time this article was prepared:4:42:43 PM, 7/24/2021.