Sunday, May 07, 2006

Prickly Pear Blossom

Englemann's Prickly Pear (Opuntia engelmannii)
Tohono Chul Park, Tucson - 2006

6 comments:

Jean said...

Comme tous les jours , j'ai beaucoup de plaisir en regardant vos photos !
Que la nature est belle , pour celui qui sait la voir !

Jimmy said...

Just beautiful...someday i will see one of these.

Rexroth's Daughter said...

The natural light on that bloom is really beautiful, Pam. What a lovely warm photo.

lené said...

That's a great shot!

chiefbiscuit said...

Nice ... very nice. A common spring flower in the USA?

Pam in Tucson said...

jena - merci! It is easy to see the beauty in these wonderful blossoms.

jimmy - I hope you will see them soon.

RD - thanks - these golden blossoms always catch the sunlight and glow wonderfully.

lené - thank you!

chiefbiscuit - They are cactus flowers, common in the southwest US.