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Centranthus ruber
Centranthus ruber
Jupiter's Beard
Photographer: David Wolfson

ID: 0000 0000 0512 0615 (2012-05-10)

Copyright © 2012 David Wolfson

  • date of photo  May 8, 2012
  • location   Prado Road Open Space, by San Luis Creek (San Luis Obispo County, California, US)
  • family Valerianaceae
  • notes   Thanks to Al Normandin for the ID on this plant. Interestingly, it was growing by a sewage treatment plant and it is in the same family as Valeriana officinalis, whose odor can be likened to sewage.
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Jupiter's Beard (photographer)
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