Symposium: Evolution and Taxonomy of Southwestern [USA] Plants

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Thu Apr 24 08:05:23 CDT 1997

FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT (deadline for early registration April 30)

13th Annual
Southwestern Botanical Systematics Symposium

Evolution and Taxonomy of Southwestern Plants

23-24 May 1997

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Claremont, California, USA

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is pleased to present its 13th=20
annual Southwestern Botanical Systematics Symposium on 24 May=20
1997. The topic, "Evolution and Taxonomy of Southwestern Plants",=
will address advances in our understanding of plant groups=20
occurring in the southwestern United States and adjacent areas. =20
The keynote speaker is Billie L. Turner, University of Texas,=20
Austin.  Other presenters are J. Curtis Clark, California State=20
Polytechnic University (on Encelia and relatives, Asteraceae),=20
J. Travis Columbus, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (Bouteloua,=20
Gramineae), Gerald J. Gastony, Indiana University (cheilanthoid=20
ferns), Jennifer A. Matos, California State University, Northridge=
(Pinus, Pinaceae), J. Mark Porter, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden=
(Polemoniaceae), and Robert S. Wallace, Iowa State University=20

Early registration (prior to 30 April) is $45 ($25 for students). =
After 30 April registration is $65 ($40 for students). This fee=20
includes the Friday evening mixer and  Saturday lunch.  The=20
Saturday evening banquet, featuring Dr. Turner=92s keynote address,=
is $35 (16 May receipt deadline).  Registration brochures, containing=
information on housing, may be obtained from


Ann Joslin
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
1500 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711-3157

(909) 625-8767 ext. 251
(909) 626-3489 (fax)
JoslinA at

Curtis Clark             
Biological Sciences Department                     Voice: (909) 869-4=
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona    FAX:   (909) 869-4=
Pomona CA 91768-4032  USA                          jcclark at csupomona.=

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