Eastern Mojave Vegetation Railroad Sand Flat, Mono County, California.


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Sand flat between East Craters Sand Flat and Big Sand Flat. Not named by BGN. Name of “Railroad Sand Flat” applied because of several railroad roadbeds crossing the northern portion of this flat.

Elevation: 7848ft, 2392m.

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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.




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


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



Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. comata. Needle and Thread (TAS)


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

Total number of taxa: 4
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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:11:54:44 AM, 6/16/2024.