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:



Artemisia tridentata Nutt. tridentata. Big Sagebrush


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


Mentzelia torreyi A. Gray. Torrey's Blazing Star


Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. Greasewood

Total number of taxa: 4
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:24:23 PM, 10/15/2020.