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School of Biological Sciences Stephanie Porter Lab



Porter lab working in the WSUV greenhouse









Field site at the Dawson Los Monos Canyon Reserve in Southern California.









Medicago polymorpha seedlings in the greenhouse









Field site at the Box Springs Natural Reserve near the University of California, Riverside








Lupinus lepidus primary succession with moss leading up toward the crater on Mount Saint Helens, WA






Rhizobium bacteria isolated from root nodules









Patches of physiologically stressful serpentine soils in a grassland









Serpentine soil outcrop









Field collected root nodules on Acmispon wrangelianus









Medicago polymorpha in the greenhouse










McLaughlin Reserve field site








Variable pod morphology on Medicago polymorpha







The fitness of Medicago polymorph depends on the number and quality of symbionts in different soil samples






Lupinus bicolor patches in coastal dunes at the Bodega Marine Lab