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Fouquieria diguetii
Fouquieria diguetii
Adam's Tree
Photographer: Joseph Dougherty

ID: 0000 0000 0508 2332 (2008-05-30)

Copyright © 2008 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./

  • date of photo  2004
  • this photo depicts a plant that was cultivated or collected in the wild
  • photo location   Escondido Wild Animal Park
  • plant's place of origin   Baja California (Mexico)
  • family Fouquieriaceae
  • notes   A close relative of the well-known Ocotillo from southern California's deserts. This plant is relatively common in central and southern Baja California. It has tree-like growth patterns, having a 'trunk' and branches that grow up to 2 meters high. There are usually at least a few flowers open and thus they are an important source of nectar for migrating hummingbirds.
  • camera   Nikon
  • contributor's ID #  2004_06_18_JD_0180
  • photo category: Plant - tree/shrub

  • common names   Adam's Tree, Adams Tree, Palo Adan, Baja California Tree Ocotillo, Jomjéeziz Caacöl (photographer)
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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 © 2008 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Joseph Dougherty ecophotog[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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