Tajinastes Rosados in Bloom

July 19, 2023


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Photographer: Raúl Brito Pérez  
Summary Author: Raúl Brito Pérez 

During May and early June in the subalpine zone of La Palma in the Canary Islands, the eye-catching Tajinastes plant (Echium perezii) comes into bloom. Confined to elevations between about 4,200 ft and 6,500 ft (1,280 m and 1,981 m), Tajinastes are biennial, flowering in their second year and then dying. Photo taken near El Roque de Los Muchachos (Garafia) on May 5, 2023.


Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, Canary Islands, Spain Coordinates: 28.7667, -17.8833.

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