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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Echinocereus sheeri obscuriensis

This plant from Sierra Obscura area has the largest flowers of all E.sheeri. It also sometimes named E.salm-dycianus obscurensis,

Friday, November 4, 2016

Echinocereus engelmannii

The mid-fall picture of this "(Cactus) King of the West" species. It has been about 6 months sine the last rains hit the area, back in spring. The plants lost water and have very fierce spiny look. Note the smaller spine clusters on the ground - those are the areoles that were dropped from the ripe fruit, meaning yes, this is flowering size plant.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Mammillaria pottsii

This is primarily Mexican species from Durango and Chihiahia states , but the very Northern tip of it's distribution touches unto US in Big Bend NP.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Cleistocactus colademononis

The resent discovery now found in some garden stores - a possible hybrid and beautiful plant.