Category Archives: cactus

Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Saguaro Cactus

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Saguaro cactus, Yuma Conservation Garden., Yuma, Arizona
 
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Macro Monday 2: A Cactus with Heart

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A heart-shaped cactus paddle greets visitors in a garden in Phoenix, Arizona.
 
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Spring Blossoms

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A cholla cactus blossoms at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona.
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Cactus Blossoms

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Cactus blossoms near Mayer, Arizona.
 
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Blue Monday: Barrel Cactus

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Barrel cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
 


High above the cactuses in the clear blue sky
Winter rainclouds sometimes come, sometimes multiply.
Not today, however, there’s not a cloud in sight;
Perfect for the cactuses: hot and dry and bright!
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: New Growth

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Some tiny shadows are visible on a new cactus paddle in a Phoenix, Arizona backyard.
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Cactus Blossom

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Beavertail cactus blossom during the super bloom of 2017, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California. Another super bloom is expected this spring because of abundant winter rainfall.
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Nopales

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A vendor cuts up nopales (cactus paddles) for her customers in Zacatecas, Mexico.

 
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Haiku My Heart, Hosting for Rebecca: Healing

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A wounded cactus begins to heal in a Phoenix, Arizona backyard.
 


To all wounded things
blackbird sings a healing song—
new growth soon appears.

 
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Macro Monday 2: New Growth

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New growth on an old cactus in Phoenix, Arizona.
 



 
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