Botany Photo of the Day Acanthus sennii

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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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    Ethiopian acanthus is native to the highlands of Ethiopia, where it grows in a Mediterranean-type climate with free-draining soil. Apparently used for fencing around vegetable gardens in Ethiopia, it has been introduced into ornamental cultivation in Europe and the USA in recent years. Most of the online information about Acanthus sennii is from gardening and […]

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