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Used Book Sale and “Plants of Catalina Island” Presentation by Kevin Alison

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Shop the best collection in the entire State of new & used books on all aspects of California native plants from children’s to reference books. The most common native plant communities of Catalina Island are chaparral, coastal sage scrub, island oak-ironwood woodland and grassland. About 400 species of native plants grow on the island. Six species, subspecies or varieties are endemic and can be found only on Catalina Island: Catalina manzanita (Arctostaphylos catalinae); Catalina mahogany (Cercocarpus traskiae); Catalina dudleya (Dudleya hassei); St. Catherine’s lace (Eriogonum giganteum var. giganteum); Santa Catalina bedstraw (Galium catalinens ssp. catalinense); and Santa Catalina Island ironwood (Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus). Kevin will discuss some of these and other plants of the island.


June 21
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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