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46th Annual Southern California Botanists Symposium: Living on the Edge - Plants in Extreme Environments

Submitted by trosenbluth@pub... on Tue, 10/06/2020 - 3:10pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020
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12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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ET

Southern California Botanists announces its 46th Annual Symposium to be held virtually Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm PST.

LIVING ON THE EDGE: Plants in Extreme Environments 

Speakers: 

Maya Allen- Resolving the phylogeny of a genus of obscure shrubs: A revised classification of Glossopetalon (Crossosomataceae) 

Michelle Cloud-Hughes - It’s a Dry Heat: The tenacious Cactaceae of Southern California 

Maria Jesus - A vascular flora of the southern Inyo Mountains, Inyo County, CA 

Jorge Montiel - In between worlds: The amphibious life in Mediterranean vernal pools 

Keir Morse- Bushmallows - The Genus Malacothamnus 

Mare Nazaire PhD - Endless Forms: Herbarium digitization of imperiled plants with extreme morphological adaptations 

Adam Schneider PhD - Parasites on the Edge 

Jay Sexton PhD - Implications for constraints on niche evolution from 15 years of study across a plant species’ range 

Seema Sheth PhD - The role of demographic and evolutionary processes in buffering populations from climate change 

Lorena Villanueva Almanza PhD, Exequiel Ezcurra, Jacob B. Landis, and Daniel Koenig - Solving a palm mystery one trait at a time

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