Picture of the Day

Simpson's Hedgehog Cactus

May 15, 2022   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2022-05-15
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here is a Simpson's hedgehog cactus (Pediocactus simpsonii) we found blooming in Lefthand Canyon in the foothills of Boulder County, Colorado. These cacti are fairly common in the Boulder County foothills. This photo was taken on May 1, 2022.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos