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South Coast C&SS Monthly Meeting – August 2016

South Coast C&SS monthly meeting – August 2016

PRESENTER FOR AUGUST: Bob Caplan - Acts of Cactography on an Otherwise Dull Afternoon
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Special Events

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31st Annual Intercity Show & Sale 2016

Aug. 13-14  31st Annual Intercity Show and Sale at the LA County Arboretum, 9am-5pm daily. 301 No. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA. Combined show & sale of the SGVCSS, LBCC and…

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We Aim To:

  • Promote education and cooperation among hobbyists and others interested in the study, culture, and propagation of succulent plants, including cacti.
  • Support the activities of organizations whose goals include the conservation of cacti and other succulents in their native habitats.
  • Learn facts, make friends, and have fun!

Latest News

Mini-Show Results July 2016

Mini-Show Results July 2016

Mini Show results with photos of winning plants.
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SCCSS Members Placed At CSSA 2016 Show

SCCSS members placed at CSSA 2016 Show

SCCSS members showed well at the CSSA 2016 Show and Sale at the Huntington Library.
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2016 Annual Plant

Mammilaria zeilmanniana

Plant of the Month

Cactus of the Month

Mini-Show Cactus August 2016: Thelocactus And Stenocactus

Mini-Show Cactus August 2016: Thelocactus and Stenocactus

Thelocactus are spectacularly beautiful cacti with dense multicolor spination, well shaped tubercles, and large colorful flowers. Stenocactus is a genus of northern and central Mexican cacti of around 10 species related to Ferocactus.
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Succulent of the Month

Mini-Show Succulent August 2016: Aizoaceae (other Than Lithops)

Mini-Show Succulent August 2016: Aizoaceae (other Than Lithops)

Aizoaceae or Ficoidaceae (the fig-marigold family or ice plant family) contains 135 genera and about 1900 species, largely endemic to Southern Africa.
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