New Mexico based photographer. California native/frequent returning son. © All photos by me. Nikon D200, iPhone 6 & 7. All rights reserved.
"Pod's" The unusual looking Gomphocarpus Physocarpus milkweed has several common names like Swan plant, Balloon plant, Oscar milkweed, and Family Jewels. There are several other types of milkweeds but this is a somewhat unique milkweed and is one of the more favored host plants of the Monarch butterflies. flower close-up flower head garden pod balloon plant Oscar swanplant blackandwhite black and white blackandwhite photography — in Walnut Creek, United States