Botany Photo of the Day Euphorbia obesa

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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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    Perhaps this odd plant would have been an appropriate species to feature for April Fool’s Day, because it is full of trickery. Given it is held in a collection at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden, a common misidentification of this small succulent is to presume it is an indigenous cactus, but it is not. […]

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