Tag Archives: cactus
A hand-painted sign with cholla embellishment. Hillsboro, New Mexico, USA.
Handmade metal pink flamingo teasing the cholla. Hillsboro, New Mexico, USA.
It’s said that a plastic bag caught in cactus is the New Mexico state flag. Protocol prefers it to be cholla, but ocotillo is acceptable. Even prickly pear. You are not required to stand.
Here are the before and after photos of an Opuntia cactus. It will be a fine harvest this year. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
I’m worse at identifying cactus than I am identifying birds, but here goes. I think this is Mammillaria albilanata. Maybe. And here’s a side view. You can see old blossoms.
Here’s one of the most prolific cacti I have seen. And there’s a lot more to come. Across from Ralph Edwards Park, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.