Spring Wildflowers #5 – Embudo, NM

The claret cup hedgehog cactuses continue to bloom – different varieties at different times. Here’s a mound claret cup that’s out in front of our house. It’s just getting started. There will be many more flowers on this guy before it’s done.


Mound claret cup

To the other side of the house is a pincushion cactus.


Pincushion cactus

The wild irises are beginning to show up, but this isn’t a wild variety. It’s just too pretty to pass up.


Domestic iris


About believesteve

I am a photographer and have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447?ls=1 I have also published two additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-salt-river/id1244922282?mt=11 2. Coyote Buttes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/coyote-buttes/id1271773201?mt=11
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2 Responses to Spring Wildflowers #5 – Embudo, NM

  1. Klarinet says:

    What spine! Thank you.


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