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Cholla cactus, brittlebush, ocotillo and various cacti and wildflowers color the sides of Glorietta Canyon.  Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months, Opuntia, Encelia farinosa, Fouquieria splendens, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
Cholla cactus, brittlebush, ocotillo and various cacti and wildflowers color the sides of Glorietta Canyon. Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months.
Image ID: 10975  
Species: Opuntia, Encelia farinosa, Fouquieria splendens
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Image ID: 28426  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 26773  
Species: Teddy-bear Cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Cholla cactus, sunrise, dawn, Palm Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Opuntia, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Cholla cactus and Milky Way, stars fill the night sky over the Cholla Garden, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table
Cholla cactus, sunrise, dawn, Palm Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Image ID: 24305  
Species: Cholla cactus, Opuntia
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Cholla cactus and Milky Way, stars fill the night sky over the Cholla Garden.
Image ID: 27900  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 11981  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley.
Image ID: 10971  
Species: Buckhorn cholla cactus, Opuntia acanthocarpa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley.
Image ID: 10972  
Species: Buckhorn cholla cactus, Opuntia acanthocarpa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley.
Image ID: 10974  
Species: Buckhorn cholla cactus, Opuntia acanthocarpa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Buckhorn cholla cactus blooms in spring, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Teddy bear cholla cactus, Opuntia bigelovii, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Teddy bear cholla cactus, Opuntia bigelovii, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table
Buckhorn cholla cactus blooms in spring.
Image ID: 11587  
Species: Buckhorn cholla cactus, Opuntia acanthocarpa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Teddy bear cholla cactus.
Image ID: 11589  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Teddy bear cholla cactus.
Image ID: 11590  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla blooms in spring. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table Teddy-Bear cholla blooms in spring. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table
Teddy-Bear cholla blooms in spring. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 11934  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla blooms in spring. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 11935  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 11979  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 11980  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 11982  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 11983  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California Add To Light Table Brittlebush blooming in spring surrounds a cholla cactus, Palm Canyon, Encelia farinosa, Opuntia, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Brittlebush blooming in spring surrounds a cholla cactus, Palm Canyon, Encelia farinosa, Opuntia, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Image ID: 11984  
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Brittlebush blooming in spring surrounds a cholla cactus, Palm Canyon.
Image ID: 10461  
Species: Brittlebush, Encelia farinosa, Opuntia
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Brittlebush blooming in spring surrounds a cholla cactus, Palm Canyon.
Image ID: 10472  
Species: Brittlebush, Encelia farinosa, Opuntia
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Brittlebush blooming in spring surrounds a cholla cactus, Palm Canyon, Encelia farinosa, Opuntia, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Brittlebush blooming in spring surrounds a cholla cactus, Palm Canyon, Encelia farinosa, Opuntia, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table
Brittlebush blooming in spring surrounds a cholla cactus, Palm Canyon.
Image ID: 10473  
Species: Brittlebush, Encelia farinosa, Opuntia
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Brittlebush blooming in spring surrounds a cholla cactus, Palm Canyon.
Image ID: 10536  
Species: Brittlebush, Encelia farinosa, Opuntia
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 


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