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Carlowrightia arizonica; Arizona Carlowrightia   

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Carlowrightia arizonica
Carlowrightia arizonica
Arizona Carlowrightia
Photographer: Aaron Schusteff

ID: 0000 0000 0305 0438 (2005-03-15)

Copyright © 2005 Aaron Schusteff

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  • date of photo  Mar 31, 2004
  • location   Little Surprise Canyon, Anza-Borrego State Park (San Diego County, California, US)
  • family Acanthaceae
  • plant community   Desert Scrub, in rocky canyon.
  • notes   Oblique view of the lone flower on a rather senescent Carlowrightia plant. The morphology of the flower is reminiscent of a pea flower, with parts analogous to 'banner', 'wings', and 'keel'. This was photographed at 11:20am. I had seen the flower in bud at 8am that morning. (Thanks to Mel for directing me to this plant.)
  • camera   Shot at f5.6, 1/400 on a Canon D60 with a Canon 50mm macro lens.
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Arizona Carlowrightia, Arizona Wrightwort (ITIS )
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    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2005 Aaron Schusteff. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Aaron Schusteff arbonius2[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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