Barcino is a hardwood species native to the dry tropical forests of Mexico. I took these photos on the Central Pacific coast near Chamela.
Brugmansia vulcanicola is one of the less common species in this genus. Native to the subtropical highlands of S. America. Click photos to enlarge. Click here for previous entries on the Brugmansia […]
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.
A larger leaf, white – flowering variety.
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.
I took these photos this weekend along a fence in Berkeley, I think its Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, but could very well be wrong or not specific enough (cultivar?). Its nearing the […]
These three photos were taken from different wild plants growing in the hills just outside the town of Sonoma. There are around 30 Manzanita species and sub-species listed for Sonoma […]
Parkia bicolor is a fairly large tree, growing up to 40 m. It’s native range spans from Guinea and Sierra Leone east to eastern DR Congo, and south through Gabon […]
I think this is the blue form of Lupinus arboreus. There is a more common yellow flowering variety. Click photo to enlarge…
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Magnolias are blooming all over Berkeley. There’s quite an impressive diversity. Here is a black and white photo I took in the afternoon of the Star Magnolia, M. stellata.
Going through photo archives this morning, I found this photo I took a number of years ago in Panama of a native bee landing on an Eperua falcata flower. […]