Tag Archive: Rancho Palos Verdes

Dec 09

Rancho Palos Verdes – 9 December 2016

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Jan 30

Bird of Paradise Flower

Bird of Paradise [Strelitzia reginae] found in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, near Terranea Spa on 30 January 2014. It’s a member of the Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitziaceae) family and a native of South Africa. Wikipedia Listing: Strelitzia reginae

Jan 30

Nasturtium

Nasturtium [Tropaeolum majus] found in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, near Terranea Spa on 30 January 2014.¬† It’s a member of the Nasturtium (Tropaeolaceae) family. USDA Plants Listing: Tropaeolum majus

Jan 30

Hibiscus

Hibiscus found in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, near Terranea Spa on 30 January 2014.¬† I can’t readily identify the species, but it has the traits of the Mallow (Malvaceae) family of flowers. Wikipedia Listing: Hibiscus

Aug 07

Seaside Buckwheat

Seaside Buckwheat¬†[Eriogonum latifolium] found near the Point Vincente Interpretive Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on 7 August 2013. It’s a member of the Buckwheat (Polygonaceae) family. The Daily Breeze, 10 August 2013, page D4, states that this shrub is “a widely encountered native plant” and “Buckwheat is known as a pseudograin since, although it is …

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