Join us to hear author Robert Allen speak about his new book Wildflowers of Orange County and the Santa Ana Mountains This book is a novice-friendly, technically accurate guide to wildflowers of cismontane southern California. Tailored to Orange Country and adjacent portions of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego Counties, it will prove a useful tool to identify and learn plant families, genera, and species in the Golden State.
Robert “Bob” Allen is a entomologist, botanist, instructor and photographer. Raised in San Juan Capistrano, he attended Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, and then California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. In 2006 he received his Master of Science degree in Environmental Studies from California State University, Fullerton. Bob is a Research Associate at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and a Research Associate in Entomology at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.