Tag Archives: cactus
How hungry would you have to be? Probably javelina hungry. Near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
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.