Eastern Mojave Vegetation Big Sand Flat, Mono County, California.
 
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See also: Dry Creek.

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Drained by Dry Creek, 3.2 km (2 mi) northwest of Sagehen Medow, 4.5 km (2.8 mi) northeast of Little Sand Flat and 10.4 km (6.5 mi) southeast of Mono Lake.


Elevation: 7877ft, 2401m.

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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.

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia cana Pursh bolanderi (A. Gray) G. H. Ward. Silver Sagebrush (Oth)

Artemisia tridentata Nutt. tridentata. Big Sagebrush (Oth)

Astereae

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

Erigeron lonchophyllus Hook. Short Ray Fleabane (TAS)

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

Ericameria parryi (A. Gray) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird vulcanica (Greene) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird. Vulcan Rabbitbrush (Oth)

Pyrrocoma lanceolata (Hook.) Greene lanceolata. Intermountain Pyrrocoma (Oth)

Pyrrocoma racemosa (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray paniculata (Nutt.) Kartesz & Gandhi. Clustered Goldenweed (TAS)

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

Cichorieae

Microseridinae

Anisocoma acaulis Torr. & A. Gray. Scale Bud (TAS+Oth)

Madieae

Hulseinae

Hulsea vestita A. Gray. Pumice Alpinegold (Oth)

Hulsea vestita A. Gray vestita. Pumice Alpinegold (TAS+Oth)

Boraginaceae

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

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

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

Plagiobothrys kingii (S. Watson) A. Gray harknessii (Greene) Jepson. Harkness' Popcornflower (TAS)

Brassicaceae

Thelypodium crispum Payson. Crisped Thelypody (Oth)

Caryophyllaceae

Stellaria longipes Goldie longipes. Longstalk Starwort (TAS)

Chenopodiaceae

Grayia spinosa (Hook.) Moq. Spiny Hop Sage (TAS)

Monolepis spathulata A. Gray. Beaver Povertyweed (Oth)

Fabaceae

Astragalus monoensis Barneby. Mono Milk-Vetch (TAS+Oth+Obs)

Lupinus breweri A. Gray. Brewer's Lupine (Oth)

Lupinus breweri A. Gray breweri. Brewer's Lupine (Oth)

Lupinus duranii Eastw. Mono Lake Lupine (TAS+Oth)

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

Lupinus lepidus Douglas ex Lindl. sellulus (Kellogg) Barneby. Donner Lake Lupine (Oth)

Trifolium andersonii A. Gray. (Oth)

Gentianaceae

Gentianopsis simplex (A. Gray) H. H. Iltis. One-Flower Fringed Gentian (TAS)

Loasaceae

Mentzelia albicaulis Hook. White-Stem Blazing Star (TAS)

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

Nyctaginaceae

Abronia turbinata S. Watson. Transmontane Sand Verbena (TAS+Oth)

Onagraceae

Gayophytum diffusum Torr. & A. Gray parviflorum H. Lewis & Szweyk. Spreading Groundsmoke (TAS+Oth)

Phrymaceae

Diplacus bigelovii (A. Gray) G. L. Nesom. (Oth)

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

Plantaginaceae

Penstemon cinicola D. D. Keck. Ash Penstemon (TAS)

Polemoniaceae

Aliciella leptomeria (A. Gray) J.M. Porter. Sand Gilia (TAS)

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum. Buckwheat (TAS)

Eriogonum baileyi S. Watson baileyi. Bailey's Buckwheat (Oth)

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

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

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. nevadense Gand. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat (Oth)

Portulacaceae

Calyptridium monospermum Greene. One-seeded Pussypaws (Oth)

Calyptridium umbellatum (Torr.) Greene. (TAS+Oth)

Rosaceae

Amelanchier utahensis Koehne. Utah Service-Berry (TAS)

Geum macrophyllum Willd. Large-leaf Avens (TAS)

Rubiaceae

Galium trifidum L. columbianum (Rydb.) HultÚn. Three-Petal Bedstraw (TAS)

Cyperaceae

Carex douglasii Boott. Douglas Sedge (Oth)

Poaceae

Aveneae

Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. Shortawn Foxtail (Oth)

Eragrostideae

Muhlenbergia richardsonis (Trin.) Rydb. Mat Muhly (Oth)

Poeae

Poa secunda J. Presl juncifolia (Scribn.) Soreng. Sandberg Bluegrass. (Oth)

Stipeae

Stipa occidentalis Thurb. ex S. Watson californica (Merr. & Davy) C. L. Hitchc. California Needlegrass (Oth)

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

Stipa thurberiana Piper. (Oth)

Triticeae

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

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

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

Total number of taxa: 56
Native Taxa:
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53
Exotic Taxa:
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Nativity Undetermined:
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3
Listed Weeds:
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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:2:56:33 PM, 10/19/2021.