From Scientific American: UK researchers have identified a mutant plant that is able to thrive on soil contaminated with high concentrations of the explosive TNT. The finding opens the way to […]
Here are some photos of Jatropha chamelensis and endangered / endemic to the chamela-cuixmala biosphere reserve in Jalisco Mexico. The bark is very similar to another tree in the area, also […]
Eugenia reinwardtiana is a large shrub / small tree native to the rainforest of N. Queensland, Australia, Indonesia and the Pacific Islands. I’ve written previous posts on a number of members […]
Click here for previous posts related to the Brugmansia genus . And click here for previous posts on the Solanaceae family.
Ceanothus dentatus is a California endemic with small holly-like leaves and blue flowers. It grows primarily along the coast and just inland.
Two photos of the leaves and flower of Ceanothus impressus.
Two photos below depicting the flower, leaf and flower bud of Ceanothus incanus.
A larger leaf, white – flowering variety.
Two photos below of Yankee Point Ceanothus, also known as Carmel Ceanothus, native to California’s Northern coast ranges. A zoomed out photo, below.
A few photos below of the California native Rincon Ceanothus, C. confusus, considered rare and endangered. A photo below of the unopened and partially flower buds. And a […]
Photo of the flower, below.
Here’s an interesting article about the origins and migration of the Bottle Gourd, or, Calabash (Lagenaria siceraria)… from the NY Times. A brief snippet below with link to the complete […]