anthropogen

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

Ziziphus mauritiana, fruit, leaf, seed, tree – Baja, Mexico

I took these photos at Buena Fortuna, Gabriel Howearth’s botanical garden in Baja, Mexico. The tree seemed to be highly productive and was continuously dropping fruit through the day and […]

Link: Database of Asian Plants in Cultivation

The Quarryhill Botanical Garden offers this helpful database on their website. Click here for the link. “The Database of Asian Plants in Cultivation is a searchable database containing Asian plant […]

Actinidiaceae, Actinidia indica, Kiwi fruit

I found this giant old Kiwi vine (see photo below) in someone’s yard in the Berkeley hills. It was full of flowers. The woman working in the garden said she […]

Cornaceae, Cornus controversa, Giant Dogwood – China, Japan, Korea, Himalayas

I took these photos, and others to be uploaded shortly, at Quarryhill Botanical garden, near Sonoma in N. California. “Founded in 1987, Quarryhill is one of the pre-eminent Asian botanical […]

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 […]