Serpentine Endemism in the CA Floristic Province

With the Botanic Garden’s new serpentine garden as a background and resource, supplemented by fresh plant specimens from local and far-flung serpentine sites as examples, we’ll explore the literature that magnifies the California floristic province rich serpentine specialist populations and critically examine the assumptions and data behind the story. As a foundation, we’ll look at the chemistry of serpentine soils and the extraordinary geology of serpentine.  Please bring a brown bag lunch.

Cost:  $65 Members; $70 Non-Members
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