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 […]
This looks like a Parmentiera spp., of the Bignoniaceae family. Possibly Parmentiera aculeata? I took the photos last week in coastal Jalisco, Mexico. A guy I work with propagated a number of plants from seed […]
I’m pretty sure these are photos of Thevetia ovata, although not positive… please correct me via comment forum if you have doubts. This does appear to have a more wrinkled leaf […]
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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 […]
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 […]