California Botanical Society


Lowry David Lowry

mimulus Mimulus guttatus in Napa County
Photo by Dena Grossenbacher

Calochortus obispoensis - 3 Calochortus obispoensis in San Luis Obispo
Photo by Matt Ritter

2019 California Botanical Society
Annual Banquet and 27th Graduate Student Symposium

Please join us on Saturday, April 6, 2019
at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Registration closes on March 29, 2019


Friday, April 5, 2019
3:00 PM - Serpentine rock outcrops field trip

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8:00 AM - 27th Graduate Student Symposium
5:00 PM – Social & Annual Meeting (No-host Bar)
6:00 PM – Dinner and presentation

Sunday, April 7, 2019
8:30 AM - Shell Creek Road wildflower field trip

Banquet Presentation

Mechanisms of local adaptations to California’s coastal and inland habitats in the yellow monkey flower
Dr. David Lowry, Assistant Professor of Plant Biology at Michigan State University.

Field Trips

Friday, April 5, 2019
Local serpentine rock outcrops
Leader: Nishi Rajakaruna
Start time: 3:00 PM
Meeting place: TBA
$5/person. Pre-registration required.

Sunday, April 7, 2019
Shell Creek Road wildflowers
Leader: David Keil
Start time: 8:30 AM
Meeting place: TBA
$5/person. Pre-registration required.

NEW Location of Banquet

PAC Pavilion
on the Cal Poly Campus at 1 Grand Ave.

Parking for the Banquet: Lot G-S on Grand Ave.
See interactive map of the Cal Poly campus

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