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Arboretum #7

Arboretum #7

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  • Ray
  • Not Germany...
  • 12 Feb 2018, 00:05
Nicely done, Larry.
Larry Bliss: Thanks, Ray... Its brightness stood out...
Nice shot, Larry! I can't be sure, but it looks like one of our Santa Rita Prickly Pears.
Larry Bliss: I will defer to your superior knowledge... smile
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 12 Feb 2018, 03:45
Is this its natural colour, Larry?
Larry Bliss: Yes it is...
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 12 Feb 2018, 04:35
That is an amazing colour. Love the rows of the 'prickly thingies'....
Larry Bliss: It jumped out at me immediately...
It actually looks edible, Larry!
Larry Bliss: You are welcome to it... smile
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 12 Feb 2018, 07:17
That looks weird Larry.
Larry Bliss: It is an odd-looking plant...
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 12 Feb 2018, 07:20
It's going PURPLE Larry!
Larry Bliss: Stand back! smile
It is changing colour...but is this a good or a bad sign?
Larry Bliss: In my non-expert opinion it's a good sign... smile
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 12 Feb 2018, 08:09
Some sort of cactus? Its a good colour.
Larry Bliss: Elizabeth and Lewis say it's a cactus...
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 12 Feb 2018, 11:16
Purple cactus fig or prickly pear. We used to feed them to horses - hence our name of horse fig.
Larry Bliss: Thanks for the heads-up, Louis...
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 12 Feb 2018, 14:05
Great texture and patterns - is this the natural colour?
Larry Bliss: I think it is, but I could be
Has this been gamma rayed too? It seems to be suffering from another heat ray, the sun.
Larry Bliss: Those darn gamma rays! smile
Very odd!
Larry Bliss: That's how I like them!

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