January Agenda
Next SDCSS Meeting:  Saturday, January 14th
Balboa Park, Casa del Prado, Room 101.
 
         
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coffee in the Garden 
 
January 21st, 10 am - 2 pm
Hosted by Rick and Kevin
Address: 4728 Allied Road, San Diego 92120
 
January 28th, 10 am - 1pm
Hosted by Norm and Linda Swanberg
Address: 14815 High Valley Road, Poway 92064
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January 2016 Program
 
 
Plant of the Month Presentation

Agave Victoria-reginae Complex
by Kelly Griffin
 
Kelly will be sharing his love and fascination for agave plant genus by expending on the Agave victoria-reginae complex. The Agave victoria-reginae complex consists of three species, one of which has two proposed subspecies. Kelly will describe their native environments, and the morphological differences that were used to delineate the species and subspecies.
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Hiding in Plain Sight: A New Cactus Species from the California Desert
by Michelle Cloud-Hughes
 
Cylindropuntia chuckwallensis is a newly-described cactus found in San Bernardino, Riverside, and northern Imperial Counties, California. Michelle’s presentation will describe how this historically-misidentified cholla was determined to be a distinct new species and the characteristics that distinguish it from similar cholla species. This presentation will provide detailed information on where to see the “chucky cholla” as well as many other intriguing succulents in the same areas.
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