Picture of the Day

Simpsons Hedgehog Cactus Flower

May 22, 2021   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2021-05-22
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here is a closeup of a Simpson's hedgehog cactus (Pediocactus simpsonii) flower growing on Cook Mountain in the foothills of Boulder County, Colorado. The photo was taken on May 22, 2011.

Equipment used: Nikon Coolpix 2000, E2000.

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos