Saturday, July 13, 2013

Ipomoea arborescens

Ipomoea arborescens by Gerris2
Ipomoea arborescens, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
This is a morning glory that stands upright, tree-like, hence its name. It finally woke up after a long winter and spring dormant period.

Note the curious thorn-like structures at the base of the leaf.

Nikon D70
Micro-NIKKOR 3.5/55mm