Tuesday, May 13, 2014

A Burst of Spring Color

Spring comes early to the Desert. These Hedgehog Cactus, Echinocereus engelmannii, are a regular indication that Summer is practically here and temperatures will start soaring. Although they are quite common in the Arizona-Sonora Desert, they are usually quite inconspicuous. It is only when the burst into bright purple blossoms that you can see them clearly on the rocky hillsides.

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