FOTD: Cactus flower

My neighbor, who is an avid gardener, was excited to show me something new in her garden: her prickly pear cactus has bloomed! Having lived in the desert, I know how special this is and that cactus flowers do not last long. Here it is in all its glory!

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Here’s a wider view of the prickly pear cactus (it’s very hardy – it grows even here, in northern Illinois!)

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Cee’s Flower of the Day 6/21/17

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