Botany Photo of the Day Tropaeolum peregrinum

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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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    Native to Peru, Tropaeolum peregrinum is widely cultivated as an ornamental. In tropical areas, it perennates, persisting from year to year. In harsher climates, including Alaska where this photograph was taken, it is grown as a horticultural annual. What constitutes an “annual” is discussed near the start of the Horticulture Training Program here at UBC. […]

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