Posts tagged cactus

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Phoenix vista from the Sonoran Desert Nature Loop Trail
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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Carnegiea gigantea / SaguaroDesert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Carnegiea gigantea / Saguaro
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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Sonoran texture / Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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Postcard opportunity / Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Postcard opportunity / Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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Grusonia kunzei / Kunze club chollaDesert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Grusonia kunzei / Kunze club cholla
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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I finished the process started last week of collecting seed from my Mammillaria collection. More than a dozen new packs of seed for trading and gifts.

I finished the process started last week of collecting seed from my Mammillaria collection. More than a dozen new packs of seed for trading and gifts.

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Stapelia gigantea on the verge … I’ll keep you posted!

Stapelia gigantea on the verge … I’ll keep you posted!

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Ferocactus glaucescens / Biznaga doradaDesert Botanical Garden, Phoenix
Ferocatus glaucescens stands out amongst other members of its genus both for uniformity in its spine alignment (pictured here) and its peculiar white fruits that appear after summer blooms.

Ferocactus glaucescens / Biznaga dorada
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Ferocatus glaucescens stands out amongst other members of its genus both for uniformity in its spine alignment (pictured here) and its peculiar white fruits that appear after summer blooms.

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Saguaro trio / Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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Opuntia x spinosabacca / Hybrid prickly pearDesert Botanical Garden, Phoenix
This hybrid is nice cross between Opuntia aureispina and Opuntia phaeacantha. The black on white spines is pretty lovely, right?

Opuntia x spinosabacca / Hybrid prickly pear
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

This hybrid is nice cross between Opuntia aureispina and Opuntia phaeacantha. The black on white spines is pretty lovely, right?

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Mammillaria geminispina forma cristata / Twin spined cactusDesert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Mammillaria geminispina forma cristata / Twin spined cactus
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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The baby Pachycereus marginatus is growing its first prominent spines and fattening up.

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Gymnocalycium chiquitanum bud

Gymnocalycium chiquitanum bud

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Sunday panoramas / September 28, 2014

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Mammillaria in bloom: M. zeilmanniana, M. schiedeana ssp. schiedeana, M. bocasana, and M. pringlei.