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Bahía Asunción Plants F-M

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 |

Fabaceae (Legume/Pea Family)

Astragalus magdalena
Astragalus magdalenae
var. magdalenae
Locoweed, Garbancillo
A perennial of mostly sandy areas
Astragalus magdalena
Astragalus magdalenae
var. magdalenae
Locoweed, Garbancillo
Beautiful flowers and cool fruit
Caesalpinia gilliesii
Caesalpinia gilliesii

Mexican Bird of Pardise
Introduced ornamental shrub
Calliandra californica
Calliandra californica

Fairy duster, Tabardillo
Unarmed shrub
Errazurizia benthamii
Errazurizia benthamii

Low shrub with lots of glands and spines
Errazurizia benthamii
Errazurizia benthamii

Plants were all fruiting
Lotus hamatus
Lotus hamatus (?)
Photo: Copyright © 2010 D. & J. Trotter

Lotus sp.
Lupinus sp.
Lupine, Lupino, Garbancillo
A very small specimen
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Mesquite, Mezquite
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Mesquite, Mezquite

Fouquieriaceae (Torchwood Family)

Fouquieria diguetii
Fouquieria diguetii
Tree ocotilo, Palo Adán
Spiny shrub, often leafless
 

Frankeniaceae ( Family)

Frankenia palmeri
Frankenia palmeri.
Palmer's Frankenia, Yerba reuma
A low, rounded, gray-green shrub
Frankenia palmeri
Frankenia palmeri.
Palmer's Frankenia, Yerba reuma
Tiny flowers

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)

Nama speciesNama sp.
Purplemat
Shrub with flowers less than 1/4" diam.
 

Loasaceae (Loasa Family)

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Blazing star, Pegaropa
Showy, annual, velcro-like plant
Petalonyx linearis
Petalonyx linearis
Sandpaper plant
Perennial
Malvaceae (Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Globemallow, Mal de Ojo
Annual/perennial herb
 
Families: A-B | C-E | F-M | N-Z |


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