Taxonomy of California Plants: Cuyamaca / Laguna Field Trip, Sa 8 May 2010.
Smelling the bark crack of Pinus jeffreyi for that butterscotch odor (Laurel worshiping the tree).
In red: Mackenzie Mabry (Mackinlaya mabryae, Apiaceae)

 

Taxonomy of California Plants: Cuyamaca / Laguna Field Trip, Sa 8 May 2010.
On the Azalea Glen Trail, in front of Stonewall Peak.

Anointed scientific names.
Back row (standing), left to right:
Tristany Wagner (Tristania wagneri, Myrtaceae), Chelsea Kidwell (Chelyorchis kidwellae, Orchidaceae), Elena Kozma (Elleanthus kozmae, Orchidaceae),
Taylor Good (Tayloriophyton goodii, Melastomataceae), Joe El Adli (Joseanthus eladlii, Asteraceae), Melissa Dietz (Melissia dietzae, Solanaceae),
Michael Niemeyer (Michelia niemeyeri, Magnoliaceae), Ariel Starks (Ariocarpus starksae, Cactaceae), Laurel Reisman (Laurus reismanae, Lauraceae),
Max Handy (Maxia handii, Montiaceae), Julia Jesu (Julostylis jesuae, Malvaceae), Michael To (Michelia toi, Magnoliaceae),
Robert Zamudio (Robeschia zamudii, Brassicaceae), Michael Johnson (Michelia johnsonii, Magnoliaceae), Doug Wylie (Douglasia wylii, Primulaceae),
Clark Austin (Clarkia austinii, Onagraceae), Jonathan Schwartz (Jonopsidium schwartzii, Brassicaceae), Sean Ryan (Shaniodendron ryanii, Hamamelidaceae).

Front row (kneeling), left to right:
Rebecca Bratcher (Beccarinda bratcherae, Gesneriaceae), Elizabeth Hicks (Elizabetha hicksae, Fabaceae), Adam Azuma (Adansonia azumae, Malvaceae),
Mildred Hernandez (Mildella hernandezae, Pteridaceae), Francis Bozzolo-class of 2006 (Francoa bozzoloi, Saxifragaceae).

Not pictured here (on crutches at the picnic area): Mackenzie Mabry (Mackinlaya mabryae, Apiaceae).


 

Taxonomy of California Plants: Cuyamaca / Laguna Field Trip, Sa 8 May 2010.
On the Pacific Crest Trail, near Kwaaymii Point, Laguna Mountains.