A bud emerges and there's a spike to warn you to stay away!!
Uploaded: Sep 9, 2016
Tags: California, coachella valley, desert, cactus, bud, bloom, flower, plant, outdoors
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Yep ...it is "ready to attack" if need be.
I like this cacti's self-preservation skills !!!