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Engelmann's Hedgehog Cactus

Posted by Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 20 April 2018 in Plant & Nature.

Super spiny but kind of cute. ;-) Along the Cactus Loop Trail.

Let's take a small break from the Super Bloom beginning tomorrow. We'll be back to it a bit later.

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

badtgv from provence, France

splendides ces fleurs

20 Apr 2018 5:25am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Tu as déniché une mine de fleurs de cactées, et elles sont toutes splendides.
Ici, bien vu avec la petite abeille.
Bonne journée Steve

20 Apr 2018 5:35am

Gérard from Allauch, France

Bees are not affraid !

20 Apr 2018 6:13am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Cactus are always magnificent but that pricks!!!

20 Apr 2018 7:31am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautiful cactus flower.

20 Apr 2018 8:33am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful flowers!

20 Apr 2018 9:03am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle fleur de cactus !

20 Apr 2018 9:09am

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely flowers here !!!! Must be a visual treat in the desert !

20 Apr 2018 11:06am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A specimen with a great name and beautiful blooms. Nice close up.

20 Apr 2018 1:13pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


20 Apr 2018 2:07pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

That pop of vibrant color is stunning

20 Apr 2018 3:21pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Such beautiful contrasts

20 Apr 2018 4:35pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Very, very beautiful.

20 Apr 2018 5:07pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

Most welcome spots of colour in the desert!

20 Apr 2018 6:35pm

Kiki from AUVERGNE, France

Ah beautiful! A marvel of sweets in the middle of quills, the bee is not mistaken!

20 Apr 2018 6:44pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Beautiful bright colour, and impressive cacti !

20 Apr 2018 9:49pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

These are really cute! I love the name. So many prickles! The bee better be careful! A beautiful image!

20 Apr 2018 11:12pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

this is stunning

my favorite

21 Apr 2018 12:24am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Lovely !

21 Apr 2018 1:34am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Beautiful Blossoms here ;-) Thank you for your wonderful images, Steve.....They always bring a smile and a feeling of warmth ;-)

21 Apr 2018 1:57am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful capture of this flower and cactus. Amazing details. :)

21 Apr 2018 5:09am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelles fleurs et vue et ces cactus et les épines fnatastique compo

21 Apr 2018 6:29pm