Sunday, April 20, 2014

Flowers you don't see everyday

Photo by Matt Ball 4/5/2014

One lone Marina (Marina parryi) on the Esperero Trail. You guessed it! In the Pea family.

Photo by Marty Horowitz 4/6/2014

Desert Mariposa Lily (Calochortus kennedyi) Calochortus from the Greek kalo = beautiful and chortos = grass. Look up the scientific names at the Botanary at Dave's Garden.

Photo by Kenne Turner 4/8/2014

And a splendid Barestem Larkspur (Delphinium scaposum = dolphin with many leafless flower stalks).

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