Bahía Asunción Plants C-E
Here you will find more of the plants we saw on our trip to Bahía Asunción, April 29 - May 3, 2010. You can also see photos of the areas we visited on this page. Or return to the Bahía Asunción main page.

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Plants are listed A-Z by family, then A-Z by species. Common names in English and Spanish are noted if available.


Families: A-B | C-E | F-M | N-Z

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Hedgehog cactus

Echinocereus maritimus var. hancockii
Hedgehog cactus, Biznagita
This plant is about 8-10 inches across

 

Barrel cactus

Ferocactus sp. Barrel cactus, Biznaga
This plant is about 12 inches tall and wide


 

Dagger cactus

Grusonia invicta
Dagger cactus, Casa de Rata


 

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)

Iodine bush

Allenrolfea occidentalis
Iodine bush, Chamizo
Perennial, succulent halophyte

 

Four-wing Saltbush

Atriplex canescens
Saltbush, Chamizo
Perennial halophyte

 

Sea blite

Suaeda nigra
Sea blite, Chamizo
Perennial, succulent halophyte


 

Crassulaceae ( Family)

Live forever

Dudleya sp.
Live forever, Siempreviva


 

Ephedraceae (Ephedra Family)

Mormon tea

Ephedra aspera
Mormon tea, Canatillo, Te mormona
Shrub


 

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Acalypha californica

Acalypha californica
Hierba del cáncer
Shrub

 

Euphorbia magdalena

Euphorbia magdalena
Golondrinón
Shrub

 

Euphorbia misera

Euphorbia misera
Cliff spurge, Liga
Shrub with milky sap

 

Jatropha cinerea

Jatropha cinerea
Ashy limberbush, Lomboy
Shrub

 

Stillingia linearifolia

Stillingia linearifolia
Annual herb

Echinocereus maritima var. hancockii

Echinocereus maritimus var. hancockii
A much larger specimen.
 

 

Barrel cactus

Ferocactus sp.
Barrel cactus, Biznaga
This plant is about 2-3 inches across
Photo: Copyright © 2010 D. & J. Trotter

 

Pitaya agria

Stenocereus gummosus
Galloping cactus, Pitaya agria


 

 

Saltbush

Atriplex barclayana var. barclayana
Saltbush, Chamizo
Perennial halophyte

 

Atriplex julacea

Atriplex julacea
Saltbush, Chamizo
Perennial, endemic halophyte

 

Sea blite

Suaeda nigra
Sea blite, Chamizo
Perennial, succulent halophyte


 

 

Dudleya flowers

Dudleya flowers
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acalypha californica

Acalypha californica
Hierba del cáncer
Shrub

 

Euphorbia species

Euphorbia sp.
Sandmat, Golondrina
Annual herb
Photo: Copyright © 2010 D. & J. Trotter

 

Euphorbia misera

Euphorbia misera
Flower and fruit

 

Jatropha cuneata

Jatropha cuneata
Limberbush, Matacora
Shrub

 

Stillingia linearifolia

Stillingia linearifolia
Annual herb


Families: A-B | C-E | F-M | N-Z

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