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Asclepias albicans
Asclepias albicans
Photographer: Aaron Schusteff

ID: 0000 0000 0105 0867 (2005-01-12)

Copyright © 2005 Aaron Schusteff

  • date of photo  Jan 8, 2005
  • location   Near Wind Caves, just south of Split Mountain gorge. Anza-Borrego State Park (San Diego County, California, US)
  • family Apocynaceae
  • plant community   Rocky desert slope.
  • notes   Two anomalies are visible here. First the color dimorphism (yellowish on left, whitish on right). Second, there are a number of 4-merous flowers (two can be seen just in from the upper leftmost flowers). Flowers in Asclepias are normally 5-merous.
  • camera   Shot on a Canon D60 at f10, 1/125 using a Canon 50mm Compact Macro lens.
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

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