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Fishhook Cactus

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 23 May 2018 in Plant & Nature.

Along the trail to Yaqui Well, I saw this one in bloom.

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

badtgv from provence, France


23 May 2018 5:04am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

This cactus are always impressive and I would not like to prick myself there. The stings very have to ache and doubtless become infected easily

23 May 2018 5:29am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique, mais des fleurs éphémères.

23 May 2018 5:48am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Si jolies fleurs, mais si éphémères, il faut profiter quand elles sont là.
Bonne journée steve

23 May 2018 5:50am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful angle, focus, colors, lights & details!

23 May 2018 7:18am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautiful flowers of cactus.

23 May 2018 8:28am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful capture of the flower and impressiv cactus !

23 May 2018 8:43am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a sweet discovery this is.

23 May 2018 9:07am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Lovely little flower.
Nice close up shot.

23 May 2018 9:20am

Devi from Chennai, India

wow...lovely cactus blooms !!!!

23 May 2018 9:46am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Un très beau détail !

23 May 2018 10:35am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Wonderful to see.

23 May 2018 10:59am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb detail, beautiful cactus!

23 May 2018 11:47am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelles épines et fleur de cactus comme elle ressort et sort sueprbe macro.

23 May 2018 11:49am

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Beautiful!! Mine is also in bloom.

23 May 2018 12:08pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Superb detail on these beauties.

23 May 2018 1:14pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

beautiful compo and capture.

23 May 2018 1:32pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

How delightful to see the flower in the midst of the prickles

23 May 2018 2:06pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The fish hook bloassom is quite pretty. So in constract with the plant itself.

23 May 2018 2:49pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

wow, what a beautiful plant

23 May 2018 3:41pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


23 May 2018 6:23pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Splendid clarity captured in this colorful cactus blossom!! It is well-protected with all of those spines.

23 May 2018 6:39pm

willy from Belgium

excellent Steve


23 May 2018 6:45pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

I love the little flowers! They are so pretty! I have never seen a cactus with flowers growing in their natural environment.

23 May 2018 10:06pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful image. Amazing details. Lovely. :)

24 May 2018 2:49am

Diana from Olympia, United States


24 May 2018 4:33pm