Pachira aquatica is a medium size tree native to tropical wetlands of Central and South America. Its native habitat tends to be seasonally flooded lowlands or swamps, however it is […]
Barcino is a hardwood species native to the dry tropical forests of Mexico. I took these photos on the Central Pacific coast near Chamela.
Pseudobombax ellipticum, known in English as Shaving Brush tree (in reference to the flower) is native to Mexico and Central America where it is referred to variously as Acoque, amapola, árbol de […]
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 […]
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.
Photo of the flower, below.
I believe this is Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. montana, formerly Arctostaphylos montana, a somewhat rare Manzanita species, photographed on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California. Not photos of the flower, […]
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 […]
This is one of my favorite Ceanothus varieties, called ‘Julia Phelps’, originally thought to have originated from a seedling hybrid of Ceanothus roweanus and C. impressus. Here’s a closer photo […]
You may know it as Ivy, Common Ivy, or English Ivy. Apparently, according to Bown. D. (1995), Gerard, John; Woodward, Marcus (ed.) (1985), Jøhnke, H & Bjarnason, B. (1994), Boyle, […]
Formerly Bombax vitifolium, a member of the Bixaceae family (Order: Malvales). This deciduous tree is covered in bright yellow flowers when leafless in the dry season. Related to Bixa orellana, […]
Here’s a black and white photo I took a few years ago in Panama of a Tabernamontana species (not sure which one). Please let me know if you […]
I took this these photos last week in Jalisco, Mexico. I have yet to ID this tree species. Any help/suggestions from visitors to this site would be greatly appreciated. […]