18 May 2013

Beauty for just one day ~

This beautiful cactus bloom typically lasts for just a day - it's a trichocereus and the color on this one is eye popping! Native Americans incorporate this plant in some ceremonies due to its mescaline content. For more info on this plant's medicinal uses click here.
Photo courtesy of Camille Pons.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful, brilliantly colored, and so different than any image of "desert plant" that can be conjured up!

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