February 6, 2015


Palomar College Friends of the Arboretum


A lecture, Ancient Plants – Plants that Lived with Dinosaurs!
presented by Wayne Armstrong, Botanist, Biologist & Palomar College
Faculty Emeritus



Saturday, February 21, 2015
10 a.m. – noon



Room NS-139
Palomar College
San Marcos Campus
1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos 92069

Free parking for attendees only is available only in Lot 5.
Online map: http://www.palomar.edu/maps



This lecture is about ancient plants. Topics covered will include: Did dinosaurs dine on grasses?; discussion of two famous fossil trees that were named incorrectly; and living fossils – modern-day relatives of plants from the dinosaur era.  Special emphasis will be given to plants of the Palomar College Arboretum.  Lecture outline available at the Wayne’s Word web site: http://waynesword.palomar.edu/AncientPlants.htm



Who is invited:  

All who wish to attend. This event  is free and open to the public.



Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP to Tony Rangel by email or phone:arangel@palomar.edu, 760-744-1150 x2133






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Melinda Finn, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365
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