Eastern Mojave Vegetation California Highway 158  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 California Highway 158, the June Lake Loop, leaves US Highway 395 at Rush Creek, and rejoins it at June Lake Junction.

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• U. S. Highway 395:   at CA Hwy 158;  

Junction: US Highway 395

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• Old Highway 395:   at CA 158;  

Junction: Old State Highway Road, former route of US Highway 395.
  Cain Ranch

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• Parker Creek Road:   at CA Hwy 158;  

Junction: Parker Lake Road

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• Forest Road 01S30:   at CA Hwy 158;  

Junction: "Grant Lake Cut-Off" to Forest Road 1S29

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• Farrington Siphon:   at CA Hwy 158;  

Highway passes over aqueduct carrying water from Lee Vining, Walker, and Parker Creeks.

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• Field Notes:   14 Jun 2011;
Full Size ImageWater spills over the Grant Lake Dam.  

Water spills over the Grand Lake spillway.

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• Field Notes:  23 Sep 06 near Grant Lake;
Full Size ImageGrant Lake from the north shore.  

View of Grant Lake, from edge of California Highway 158.

 

 

Locations: Grant Lake.  

Grant Lake

 

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• Field Notes:   24 Jul 2013;   Coll. No. 1030;
Full Size ImageFormer road, now a foot trail
Full Size ImageColl. No. 1030, Eriogonum elatum var. elatum  

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Coll. No. 1030, Eriogonum elatum var. elatum
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Coll. No. 1030, Eriogonum elatum var. elatum
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Coll. No. 1030, Eriogonum elatum var. elatum
Old road blocked by gate, and now a foot trail.

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• Field Notes:   Coll. No. 1029;
Full Size ImageColl. No. 1029, Tetradymia canescens  

Tetradymia collected above California Highway 158.

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• Field Notes:   24 Jul 2013;
Full Size ImageBed rock peninsula in Grant Lake  

View of bed rock peninsula across Grant Lake.

 

 

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• Field Notes:  Coll. No. 901;
Full Size ImageColl. No. 901, Juniperus grandis  

Grant Lake Overlook Day Use Area

 

Locations: Horseshoe Canyon. Rush Creek (in Horseshoe Canyon).  

Rush Creek below the highway. Horseshoe Canyon below.

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• Field Notes:  Coll. No. 908;
• Mono Lake Basin Flora:   Rush Creek;

Locations: Rush Creek (in Horseshoe Canyon).
Full Size ImageGood-looking antenna installation at the Rush Creek gaging station.  

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Coll. No. 908, Pinus ponderosa?
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Coll. No. 908, Pinus ponderosa?
Gaging Station

 

 

Locations: Aerie Crag Campground.  

Aerie Crag Campground

 

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• Field Notes:   26 Aug 2012;

Locations: Silver Lake.
Full Size ImageView from outlet of Silver Lake to Carson Peak  

The outlet of Silver Lake.

 

 

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• Field Notes:   3 Oct 2013;
Full Size ImageAlger Creek as seen from Silver Lake Campground  

Silver Lake Campground

 

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• Field Notes:   14-Aug-08;  9 Sep 2011;   at Silver Lake;

Locations: Silver Lake.
Full Size ImageNo toilet paper in the pooper at Silver Lake. You can bet there was plenty of toilet paper in the halls of Congress.  

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Billions, Trillions! To conduct wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Libya, but no dollars to keep the poopers open in Silver Lake.
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Silver Lake
Boat launch and fishing access at north end of Silver Lake.

Locations: Alger Creek.  

Cross Alger Creek

 

   

Silver Lake Resort

 

 

 

Locations: Silver Lake.  

Silver Lake

 

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• Field Notes:   Coll. No. 784, 9 Sep 2011.;   Coll. No. 1032;   Coll. No. 1032.1;   3 Oct 2013;
• Mono Lake Basin Flora:  Rainier Pleated Gentian;
Full Size ImageColl. No. 1032, Galium trifidum var. columbianum
Full Size ImageTrampled lakeside.  

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Coll. No. 1032, Galium trifidum var. columbianum
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Coll. No. 1032.1, Mentha canadensis
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Coll. No. 784, Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale
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Coll. No. 1032.1, Mentha canadensis
Parking area for hiking and fishing access.

Locations: Rush Creek (in Horseshoe Canyon).  

Cross Rush Creek.

Other articles:
• Nevada Street:   at CA 158;  

Junction: Nevada Street

 

 

Locations: Horseshoe Canyon.  

Horseshoe Canyon

 
  Junction: Aspen Road
  Reverse Creek Lodge

Other articles:
• Rainbow Street:   at CA 158;  

Junction: Rainbow Street

Locations: Horseshoe Canyon.  

Horseshoe Canyon above.

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   Coll. No. 1044;  

June Mountain Ski Area

 

Other articles:
• North Shore Drive:   at CA Hwy 158;  

Junction: North Shore Drive

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• Gull Lake Car Top Boat Launch:   at CA 158;  

Junction: Forest Road 02S93, “Gull Lake Car Top Boat Launch” road to Gull Lake car top boat launch and picnic area.

 

 

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• Field Notes:   at Gull Lake;

Locations: Gull Lake.
Full Size ImageGull Lake in the evening.  

Gull Lake

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  23 Sep 06 at Gull Lake;
Full Size ImageGull Lake, in the June Lakes Loop.  

This view of Gull Lake looks southwest.

 

 

Locations: June Lake (town).  

June Lake (town)

 

Other articles:
• Knoll Avenue:   at CA 158;  

Intersection: Knoll Avenue

 

 

Other articles:
• Mono Lake Basin Flora:   at June Lake;

Locations: June Lake.  

June Lake (lake)

June Lake is the highest in a chain of four lakes in the Rush Creek portion of the Mono Lake basin watershed.

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• Field Notes:   at June Lake;
Full Size ImageJune Lake and Silver Weed Cinquefoil  

Early morning view of the beach at the north end of June Lake, the collection locality of my collection #1033 of Potentilla anserina L. ssp. anserina.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   24 Jul 2013;
Full Size ImageLegend of the June Lake Slot Machines
Full Size ImageJune Lake from Observation Platform  

June Lake and Oh! Ridge Observation Platform.

Other articles:
• North Shore Drive:   at CA Hwy 158;  

Junction: North Shore Drive

Locations: Oh! Ridge.  

Oh! Ridge to the south of the highway.

Other articles:
• U. S. Highway 395:   at June Lk Jct;

Locations: June Lake Junction.  

Junction: US Highway 395

 

 

   

Literature Cited

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