All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b> Scarlet Hedgehog cactus</b><br><em>Echinocereus</em> spp.<br>Cactus Family<br>May 24, 2016
Scarlet Hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus spp.
Cactus Family
May 24, 2016
I was excited to find a few Scarlet Hedgehog cacti in bloom along the La Vista Verde trail. There is another cactus with bright red blooms called Claret Cup that is similar, however, it has much fewer spines than the Hedgehog cactus.

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