plant show, Los Angeles
San Diego Cactus show 2011
pods in autumn, California
autumn (October), southern California
late summer seedling from collected seed (been struggling a bit all summer while hot and dry, but finally doing OK)
Planted & pruned to grow as a shade tree. Drought tolerant, fast growing & easy to grow.
Found in crushed granite in arroyo 300 meters away. Tropical Sonoran native.
Huntington Gardens, California
A typical female flower with very short pedicel and relatively long petals