Small World (Macro Photography) - DrDane

5611 Lupine Leaf & Dew, Sonoran Desert Nat Mon, Arizona - January, 2005. Cool desert nights and moisture from recent winter rains combine to produce magnificently bejewled miniature landscapes for early morning risers.

Lupines are very common in the desert. It was too early in the season to identify this one beyond its genus.

Common name: Lupine
Scientific name: Lupinus spp.
Plant family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Subfamily: Papilionoideae (Pea)

desertplantmorningmorning sundesert sundesert plantdesert picturedewwater dropnative plantarizona desertliving desertplant picturedesert landscapedew dropmorning dewmorning lightearly morningmorning viewdew leafArizonaGila BendSonora DesertSonoran DesertNational MonumentLupineLupinusFabaceaePapilionoideaewinterdesert wintergreenpeacefulpeaceinspirationalpictureinspirational artinspirational photoinspiringstillnessnaturepristinelifealivevibrantvitalityabundance