Mountain Ball Cacti Buds

a photo of mountain ball cacti buds
Buds on mountain ball cacti (Pediocactus simpsonii var. minor) at some sites in Rocky Mountain National Park have been observed as early as March.

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Rocky Mountain National Park.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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