anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

Malvaceae, Hau tree – Baja sur, Mexico

I photographed this tree and collected seeds last week at my friend Gabriel Howearth’s botanical garden, Buena Fortuna, located in Southern Baja (just up the East cape from San Jose […]

Euphorbiaceae, Jatropha cuneata, matacora, leatherplant, limberbush

The tree is small, stout, multi trunked. I didn’t see any growing much taller then seven feet. Up on ridges they were much more dwarfed, growing larger in arroyos. Unfortunately, […]

Solanaceae, Datura wrightii, Toloache, Jimson Weed, Thorn Apple

This is a robust, fast growing annual, typically found growing along the banks of arroyos, along sand bars, after rain. The gray-green leaves may have few to no teeth, and […]

Burseraceae, Bursera hindsiana (possibly epinnata), Jatropha cuneata, Cercidium microphyllum, and Unidentified Shrub (forward right corner), Baja, Mexico

Two views of three small trees and a shrub. The trees are, starting from forward left hand corner in the photo directly below are: Matacora (Jatropha cuneata), Torote Prieto (Bursera […]