Stovepipe cactus

Fireworks...

...seem in constant play on the spines of this tall cactus column. Each node puts forth six to eight thorns which seem to explode off the ridges.

Next photo
Next photo

Fabulous Photos home page Cats: A slide show Wonderful wildflowers add brilliant color to Cactus Hill in the spring How does the garden grow? Common veggies in a new light... Blooms and brambles: Imported plants thriving at Cactus Hill
More photos of cactus, critters and folks  at Cactus Hill World Headquarters
 

Return to Cactus Hill Home