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A Few Old Images Of A Young
Wayne Armstrong During 40 Years
Of Teaching Botany & Biology
Courses At Palomar College

© W.P. Armstrong 24 December 2012

Left: Age-dating tree on Palomar Montain with an increment borer (circa early 1970s).
Right: Overlooking Banning Pass & 11,500 ft. Mount San Gorgonio (circa late 1960s).

  See Wayne Dating An Old Sierra Juniper  

Left: Office of old Life Sciences Bldg (circa, late 1970s).
Right: Palomar College Portrait (circa middle 1980s).

Left: Botany class at Anza-Borrego State Park (circa early 1970s).
Right: Eating a sand food plant (circa late 1970s).

  See The Amazing Sand Food (Pholisma sonorae)  

Left: Standing at blackboard in old lecture room (circa late 1970s).
Right: On the Island of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands (circa late 1980s).
[with Lester Knapp, Dr. Nancy Jessop and Robert Ebert]

Walking on pink snow above Tioga Pass in the Sierra Nevada (circa late 1970s).

See Wayne's Word Article About Pink Snow
  Snow Fleas On Wayne's Word Evolution Page  

Left:  Botany 110 field trip to the southern Anza-Borrego Desert region (circa early 1990s).

Right:  Discovering the unusual parasitic broomrape Orobanche corymbosa attached to the
  roots of sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) in the subalpine Sierra Nevada. (circa early 1990s).

  See Images Of Broomrapes On Wayne's Word  

East crest of the Sierra San Pedro Martir Plateau, Baja California. Wayne is standing on a ridge overlooking Cerro de la Encantada, elevation about 9,000 feet. On this trip Wayne was searching for the rare, endemic San Pedro Martir cypress (Cupressus montana). Photo was taken in April 1971, scanned from 35 mm Kodachrome transparency.