Category Archives: Botany

Botany Outing Report: May, 2018

Sorry for the delay in reporting on the Groups’s activities in May.  It was a busy month. Since photos are worth more than a thousand of my words, most of this will be in image form. On Friday May 4th … Continue reading

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Botany Outing Report: Kin Beach, April 9th, 2018

Kin Beach It was a  cool blustery spring day, but that did not deter two dozen of us spending a productive two hours in the Park under Helen’s guidance.   Kin Beach Park has an amazing array of plants with TINY … Continue reading

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Botany Outing Report: Seal Bay, March 5th, 2018

Greetings, Members of the Botany Group As Spring advances lots of plants are coming into bloom: coltsfoot, salmonberry, yellow stream violet, blue-eyed mary and more.  Attached are photos of  Petasites palmatus (coltsfoot) on the Tsolum floodplain and Erythronium oregonum (white fawn lily) seen … Continue reading

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Botany Outing Report: Palaeobotany, Jan 8th, 2018

Happy New Year! Presentation on January 8th  On January  8th  we were treated to a fascinating presentation  by Randal Mindell on the palaeobotany of our back yard, the Comox Valley; we learnt about the importance of the fossil plant record … Continue reading

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