Wordless Wednesday – Cactus

About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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73 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – Cactus

  1. I’ve never noticed how it swirls away from thr center

  2. Su says:

    Stars and waves! (And maple tapping – spring is on the way!).

  3. Anne says:

    What a hardy cactus!

  4. Dee Min says:

    Coral comes to mind. Pretty by nature!!

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  6. Crazy complicated!

  7. My first thought was Medusa’s snakey coiffure. 🙂 Watch out for those spines. 🙂

  8. picpholio says:

    A beautifully formed specimen!

  9. Alice says:

    Wildly wriggly and prickly. ( I wonder where you went to see that one!?)

  10. Treah Pichette says:

    I might have to copy that form into one of my drawings! Nature is the greatest artist & inspiration.

  11. Dale says:

    What a beautiful cactus, Eliza. Love the swirls – almost hypnotic.

  12. shoreacres says:

    I’ve never seen a cactus with such waves; it’s lovely!

  13. Cactus are so interesting to grow.

  14. Wonderful wavy texture underneath the spikes.

  15. Such a beautiful perspective, Eliza. Beautiful and unique.

  16. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen you post a photo of a cactus! This is an interesting one.

    • Eliza Waters says:

      The local conservatory has a really nice cacti and succulent collection, and many are blooming now. I’m going to try to get back in a couple weeks to try to capture the Kalanchoe beauverdii blooms. I love that plant! Thanks for your help in IDing it.

  17. Tranature - quiet moments in nature says:

    Such a beautiful cactus Eliza, I’ve never seen a swirly one like this! 💚

  18. Debbie says:

    Look at those twirlies!! It’s fabulous, Eliza!

  19. Tina says:

    Wavy green, spiky tan–nice combination! Great photo, Eliza!

  20. Maria says:

    Beautiful details Eliza. I saw the first coltsfoot yesterday, and thought of you 🙂

  21. What an interesting plant…✨

  22. It must be a hardy cactus if it can survive New England winters out-of-doors, which your photo suggests.

  23. That’s one wavy cactus.

  24. Chaymaa says:

    Beautiful and looks unique! 😊

  25. Love the perspective, and the contrasting sharp spikes and soft curves.

  26. Isha says:

    So intricate! It almost seems as though it twinkles!

  27. That’s a pretty one, and a good angle to show off the structure!

  28. Alex says:

    I love Echinofossulocactus (genus name changed I think) , but don’t see them often in Northern California so haven’t had one for years.

  29. Jane Lurie says:

    So beautiful! Cactus patterns are intriguing. 🌵

  30. mconley14 says:

    Love this! Reminds me of an article I did on cacti. So cool!

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