April 25, 2020

Redstem Filaree Leaf

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-04-25

Here is the leaf of a redstem filaree (Erodium cicutarium) plant. Native to north Africa, it was introduced to California, circa 1769, by Spanish missionaries, and now grows throughout the Desert Southwest.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm) on a 7 mm long extension tube.

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