Weekly Photo Challenge: ONE – Prickly Pear

So little rain this winter in Tucson, Arizona, that the annual spring blooming is little and late. Here, at last, comes a prickly pear cactus flower:

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6 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: ONE – Prickly Pear

  1. Beautiful greens/yellows. i was in Nevada and didn’t see this prickly pear blossom–they were pink.

    • Touch2Touch says:

      Here in Tucson they come in yellow, orange, and a deep pink-rose — and always beautiful, even though they last for only a short time.
      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. TRKN says:

    What a nice shade of green –

    • Touch2Touch says:

      It’s the yellow as it glows in the shade, a curious color — People think the desert has no color, but it does. Subtle colors —
      Nice to “see” you again! Thanks for stopping by –

      • Stef says:

        Ah yes – isn’t so much of the wonder, beauty, and wisdom of life “hidden” in the subtleties? If only we take the time to slow down, and see it…

      • Touch2Touch says:

        Funny about the desert — the people who love it, and the people who dismiss it as “boring” and “no color, just brown.”
        Maybe the difference lies in their attitudes toward time — and subtlety —

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