Sharp! ~

Pincushion Cactus

This is a pincushion cactus, I believe. Linnean House, Missouri Botanical Garden.

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8 thoughts on “Sharp! ~

  1. Cacti or viruses or some strange, translunary* phenomenon.

    No matter which: a very, very fine photograph.

    * I was just reading “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning.”

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    • Thanks, Dan. You may (or may not) recall that “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” is one of my favorite poems. “Thy firmness makes my circle just / And makes me end where I begun.”

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