Photo of the Day: Pelargonium Cotyledonis

By |2019-11-12T08:51:07-08:00November 12th, 2019|Photos|

This little plant looks like it belongs in a Hobbit book. It's called "Old Father Live Forever" (Pelargonium cotyledonis) and is native to the island of Saint Helena off the west coast of Africa. It's endangered on its home island where goats were allowed to overgraze, but fortunately conservationists have helped it stage a comeback elsewhere. For a member of the Pelargonium family, it's white flowers aren't much to look at. It's the shape of its trunk and the deeply  [keep reading...]