The Sonoran Desert Florilegium

artists of the florilegium

Chris Bondante

Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Arizona and an Master of Art in Biomedical Illustration from California State University at Long Beach. She has worked professionally in the field for over 30 years, and her illustrations appear in books such as Human Anatomy and Physiology, The New Our Bodies, Ourselves, and Key to the Invertebrates of Southern California Coastal Waters by the Southern California Coastal Waters Research Project. Clients include the International Institute for Applied Physiology; Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles; the University of Southern California; Avon Books; and California Fish and Game. She recently retired after teaching biology at Pima Community College for 21 years.

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Opuntia basilaris Phaseolus grayanus Senna lindheimeriana Tephrosia leiocarpa

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