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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 16 April 2018 in Plant & Nature.

Notice the visitor on approach to a blossom. Don't touch those small bumps on the leaves. They are filled with small spines that are painful and hard to remove. We are hiking on the short but pretty Cactus Loop Trail.

Super Bloom 2017
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Borrego Springs, California, USA
Part of The Great American West series.

Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Just a wonderful pink color.

16 Apr 2018 5:15am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Very beautiful.

16 Apr 2018 5:15am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Belles fleurs, malheureusement éphémères.

16 Apr 2018 5:49am

badtgv from provence, France

splendide compo

16 Apr 2018 6:30am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Elles sont splendides ces fleurs, et elles le sont d'autant plus que vraiment éphémères.
Très belle composition Steve

16 Apr 2018 7:18am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a lovely moment this makes . . spines or not !

16 Apr 2018 7:49am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful colors!

16 Apr 2018 8:50am



16 Apr 2018 8:57am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Wow! You captured the insect just at the right moment. Excellent.

16 Apr 2018 9:03am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Very well composed and good focus again. Thanks

16 Apr 2018 9:23am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

I appreciate you saw the link that I sent you yesterday. Many thanks again.

16 Apr 2018 9:42am

mvdfotokraam from Netherlands

Very beautiful so many flowers in the cacti.

16 Apr 2018 10:12am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

de très belles fleurs de cactus !

16 Apr 2018 10:26am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very beautiful !!!

16 Apr 2018 11:40am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Love the vibrant color of the blooms

16 Apr 2018 12:49pm

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

To appreciate only with eyes ;-) superb color !

16 Apr 2018 3:10pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine picture of these cacti flowers. The warning is all that is well needed.

16 Apr 2018 3:12pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely blossoms ! Never seen such colours !

16 Apr 2018 3:12pm

willy from Belgium

la vie en rose Steve

une superbe photo

ps : skynet va mettre fin à ses blogs, tu me trouveras à :

16 Apr 2018 3:19pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


16 Apr 2018 4:12pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful ! Superb pink color .

16 Apr 2018 4:40pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

absolutely stunning

16 Apr 2018 5:04pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Gorgeous blossoms that you've captured on this cactus!! And great timing to capture the visitor as well.

16 Apr 2018 6:11pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

They are beautiful and so is your close up. Sweet detail in the sunlight.

16 Apr 2018 7:12pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful focus, colors & bokeh!

16 Apr 2018 7:27pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

Magnificent splashes of intense colours!

16 Apr 2018 8:24pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

These flowers are just gorgeous. I would love to see flowering cactus in their natural setting. This is just so special.

16 Apr 2018 8:33pm

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Fantastic, sir! That was, indeed, a wonderful superbloom last year! WOW ;-)

17 Apr 2018 12:13am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelles fleurs de cactus viollet quelle finesse sueprbe vue.

17 Apr 2018 2:53am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

These cacti are magnificent!

17 Apr 2018 9:25am

Sam from Chennai, India

Gorgeous colours and lovely details. Magnificent. :)

17 Apr 2018 10:47am

Diana from Olympia, United States

Beautiful colors attract all

20 Apr 2018 4:32pm