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2017 Botany Society Festival & Native Plant Sale


Last updated 11/14/2017 at 12:25pm

Friday Nov. 24 from 9:00 a.m. to Saturday Nov. 25 at 3:00 p.m., there will be a native plant sale by the Anza-Borrego Botany.

The festival will have plants offered for sale, native to the Lower Colorado Desert, and volunteers will be available to answer questions about how to get the best results. Plants may be pre-ordered from a list at

Dr. Gordon Pratt, a lepidopterist at the University of California Riverside, will be the Botany Festival Speaker. Dr. Pratt, a resident of Anza, will discuss local butterflies and the local plants upon which these butterflies depend.

Dr. Pratt will be speaking Saturday Nov. 25 at 1:30 p.m. in the Visitor Center of the Anza Borrego Desert State Park. Admission is free.

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