Southern California Botanists 34th annual Symposium:
Ruby Gerentology Center, Cal State Fullerton, CA
Problem Plant Groups: Difficult to Understand and Identify
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Symposium program with abstracts
List of speakers and Topics:
Dr. J. Travis Columbus - Grasses
Grasses are easy!
Dr. Jason Koontz - Delphinium
ID: Why a good key is hard to find.
Dr. Leigh Johnson abd Mark Porter - Polemoniaceae
A Crock of Gilia
: The complex history and taxonomy of the Gilia
Fred M. Roberts, Jr. - Oaks
Acorn cups and trichomes: Identification of oaks in southern California.
Dr. Michael Simpson - Cryptantha
Why are Cryptantha
species hard to identify, or are they?
Dr. Warren Wagner - Camissonia
Sorting out the taxonomic chaos of Camissonia: Unseen patterns of relationships and chromosome doubling.
Dr. Dieter Wilken - Ceanothus
: More than two?