A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Friday, November 9, 2018

New Cactus


I've seen these cactus elsewhere but never here so I was surprised to find this specimen.
How did just this one cactus come to be here?
This is a very old cactus too.


Another first was finding fruit on the cactus. 
 I have never seen fruit on this species before.


Closer to home I discovered a horseshoe pit someone built.
Those pads to toss from are cement so they put some work into making this



2 comments:

  1. I see a Canadian flag in the distance.
    Would the fruit on the cactus be edible? By humans or animals?

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    1. In most cases with cactus the fruit is edible. Some I have tasted are very sweet. You must remove the skin first which has tiny hair-like spines called glochids. A large number of Canadians come here for the winter.

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