Eastern Mojave Vegetation Walker Lake, Mono County, California.
 
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See also: Bloody Canyon. Walker Creek (Lower).

See also: Walker Creek (Upper).

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Lake in Bloody Canyon. Named for William J. Walker, who settled on the land adjoining the lake in 1880. The name is often erronously connected with Joseph R. Walker (Gudde, 1969).

Sometimes also referred to as "Little Walker Lake," although Gudde (1969) does not mention this.


Elevation: 7936ft, 2419m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Forest Road 01S23 "Walker Lake Trailhead," Mono County, CA: at end
  • Field Notes: 2-Aug-07 23 Jun 2012
  • A Checklist Flora of the Mono Lake Basin, Mono County, California and Mineral County, Nevada.: near Walker Lk Seaside Heliotrope
  • Does Seaside Heliotrope (Heliotropium curvassicum L.) occur in the Mono Lake Basin?: 25
 

Literature Referring To This Location:

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

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.

Apiaceae

Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt.) Torr. (Oth)

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia rothrockii A. Gray. Timberline Sagebrush (Oth)

Astereae

Pyrrocoma apargioides (A. Gray) Greene. Alpine Flames (Oth)

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

Cichorieae

Crepidinae

Crepis acuminata Nutt. Tapertip Hawksbeard (Oth)

Microseridinae

Stephanomeria exigua Nutt. coronaria (Greene) Gottlieb. Whiteplume Wirelettuce (Oth)

Brassicaceae

Cardamine breweri S. Watson. Brewer's Bittercress (Oth)

Caprifoliaceae

Symphoricarpos r. A. Gray rotundifolius. Roundleaf Snowberry (Oth)

Fabaceae

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

Trifolium monanthum A. Gray grantianum (A. Heller) J. M. Gillett. Mountain Carpet Clover (Oth)

Trifolium wormskioldii Lehm. Cows Clover (Oth)

Malvaceae

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

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja applegatei Fernald pallida (Eastw.) Chuang & Heckard. Wavy-Leaf Indian Paintbrush (Oth)

Castilleja miniata Hook. miniata. Giant Red Indian Paintbrush (Oth)

Castilleja pilosa (S. Watson) Rydb. Parrothead Indian Paintbrush (Oth)

Polemoniaceae

Leptosiphon nuttallii (Gray) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson pubescens (R. Patt.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson. Nuttall's Linanthus (TAS)

Ranunculaceae

Ranunculus flammula L. Greater Creeping Spearwort (Oth)

Salicaceae

Populus tremuloides Michx. Quaking Aspen (Oth)

Salix geyeriana Andersson. Geyer Willow (Oth)

Alliaceae

Allium bisceptrum S. Watson. Twincrest Onion (Oth)

Cyperaceae

Carex utriculata Boott. Beaked Sedge (Oth)

Iridaceae

Iris missouriensis Nutt. Western Blue Flag (Oth)

Poaceae

Aveneae

Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. Shortawn Foxtail (Oth)

Phleum alpinum L. Alpine Timothy (Oth)

Potamogetonaceae

Potamogeton robbinsii Oakes. Robbin's Pondweed (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 25
Native Taxa:
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24
Exotic Taxa:
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0
Nativity Undetermined:
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1
Listed Weeds:
Indentified as Weed
0
If you have a question or a comment you may write to me at: tas4@schweich.com I sometimes post interesting questions in my FAQ, but I never disclose your full name or address.  


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Date and time this article was prepared:4:57:49 PM, 7/22/2021.