Botany Photo of the Day Peteria thompsoniae

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Like the Opuntia aurea in the previous entry, Peteria thompsoniae is also a species of the American Southwest. It is commonly known as spine-noded milkvetch; the spines are readily apparent in another of Andrey’s photographs: Peteria thompsoniae. Some BPotD readers may recall an entry from last August with a specific epithet of “thompsoniae”, Penstemon thompsoniae. […]

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