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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Cactus in bloom 2
Black cactus in bloom
Angle of rest
Very nice details!
Beauty and the beast for real!
That's really long spike all right!
Yep ...it is "ready to attack" if need be.
I like this cacti's self-preservation skills !!!