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Buckhorn Cholla Bloom
The blossom of Buckhorn Cholla Cactus (Opuntia acanthocarpa) photographed in
Pine Creek area of Red Rocks, Nevada. June 2008.

Buckhorn Chollas are abundant in Red Rocks. They grow tree-like or shrubby and can reach height up to 6 feet (2 meters).

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TorstenWNature's Beauty

TorstenW

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I logged in just to vote on this photo, because it caught my eye right away...
Posted Jun 4, 2008 2:02 am

Anya JingleRe: Nature's Beauty

Anya Jingle

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Thank you. Yes, these flowers do get one's attention ;) Chollas are the last cacti to bloom in Red Rocks before summertime. Cheers!
Posted Jun 5, 2008 2:16 am

BrankoPerfect shot!

Branko

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Another perfect shot Anya.
Thnx for posting.
Brgds, Branko.
Posted Jun 4, 2008 2:40 am

FlatheadNativeWow!

FlatheadNative

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Another fantastic shot. You are amazing with theat camera. Congrats!
Posted Jun 4, 2008 7:57 pm

Dow Williamsunreal Anya...

Dow Williams

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pretty sure I have never seen one this nice....Chollas seem to be the last to bloom....afraid I am missing them at full bloom....thanks for sharing...sweet
Posted Jun 8, 2008 11:30 am

Anya JingleRe: unreal Anya...

Anya Jingle

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Thanks Dow. I always seem to miss out on Teddy Bear Chollas blooms. Unfortunately they are not in Red Rocks, but in even hotter areas. Cheers.
Posted Jun 11, 2008 1:46 am

vvujisicReally beautiful!

vvujisic

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Wonderful shot, Anya!
Posted Jun 10, 2008 8:32 am

winemanvanbeautiful

winemanvan

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nice shot
Posted Mar 21, 2010 2:05 pm

Anya JingleRe: beautiful

Anya Jingle

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Thank you. I hope there are lots of cacti blooming this spring also.
Posted Mar 25, 2010 1:02 am

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Anya JingleSubmitted by Anya Jingle
on Jun 3, 2008 2:15 am

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Object Title: Buckhorn Cholla Bloom

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