All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Wild Cotton</strong>
<em>Gossypium hirsutum</em> / Mallow Family
Sanibel Island, FL 
Dec. 18, 2009

I was surprised to see that this plant is a tree! It has small bolls of cotton when it goes to seed. 
The plant has been used in China to ...
Wild Cotton
Gossypium hirsutum / Mallow Family
Sanibel Island, FL
Dec. 18, 2009

I was surprised to see that this plant is a tree! It has small bolls of cotton when it goes to seed.
The plant has been used in China to make a male contraceptive. Hey, that sounds pretty good! ;)


clr: 5-y

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