Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 29, 2020

Strange Plant Photos

submitted by Spencer Westbrook.

Photos of an amazing plant distortion in a Ventura, CA neighborhood. Overall this appears to be about 6.5′ hight, about 40″ across at the top.

Any guesses about what is going on with them? Comments welcome.




  1. […] via Strange Plant Photos — Natural History Wanderings […]


  2. Fasciation (pronounced /ˌfæʃiˈeɪʃən/, from the Latin root meaning “band” or “stripe”), also known as cresting, is a relatively rare condition of abnormal growth in vascular plants in which the apical meristem (growing tip), which normally is concentrated around a single point and produces approximately cylindrical …
    Wikipedia › wiki › Fasciation


  3. Mutant Hybrid Cactus-Oleander-Euphorbia !


    • Echium wildpretii is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae. It is an herbaceous biennial plant that grows up to 3 m in height. The species is endemic to the Canary Islands, and is found mainly in Las Cañadas del Teide. The subspecies E. wildpretii subsp. Wikipedia


  4. Thanks, Sandy


    Sent: Monday, June 29, 2020 at 8:56 AM


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