Tag Archives: pricklypear

Springtime Nature, May 2016 #2

Is the Springtime not the most uplifting season of the year? All the swallows are now in attendance, a succession of cacti come into bloom and the fruit is swelling on the trees. Probably three or more species of swallow are now … Continue reading

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Spring Wildflowers (and more) #7, Rio Grande, NM

June 7, 2015. The late season snows of not many weeks ago continue to provide us with a bountiful spring season, soon to be summer. You’ll see next that I’m a sucker for the pricklypear flower.

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Spring Flowers and Birds

Although we just had a cold snap, with freezing temperatures sufficient to give the coup de grace to our peaches and other fruit this year, wildflowers are blooming ahead of schedule here, as is the case throughout the West. Welcome … Continue reading

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