This Gabriel Howearth’s cat, photographed during a past visit to his mind-blowing 10 acre botanic garden/property in La Ribera, 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 […]
I’m not much of an expert on bird identification, but I’m sure someone can ID this one pretty easily. It would be much appreciated.
Of the Baja Ferocactus species, I’m not sure which one this is, I think there actually a few different species in the photographs below. The annual growth of cacti in […]
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, […]
This looks similar to the Mammillaria phitauiana, it could be M. tetrancistra but I’m not sure. The small red fruit are edible.
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 […]
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 […]
The Pitaya Dulce is another common cactus on the Baja peninsula. The nocturnal flowers are cream colored and bloom at night, closing the following morning. The Cactus bears an excellent […]
This, I am pretty sure, is a young Old Man Cactus, growing on a ridge overlooking Bahia Magdalena in Baja, Mexoco. When the cactus gets larger gray, hair-like spines grow […]