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Cactus- in the Sub-tropics -blooms....



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Sand, and stickers...far off on the horizon...the beach!

38 comments :

  1. I've never seen succulents so close to the beach. Love the little flower.

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  2. I would have never thought that you would find a cactus that close to the ocean!

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  3. Don't think I ever saw cactus and beach in the same photo before!

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  4. What an amazing shot! And, I sure wish I was there right now. It's been really cool in GA the last few days.

    P.S. Thank you so much for all of your sweet comments!

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  5. Such a beautiful variety of flowering plants you have down your way! Eye-candy! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Anni your post make me long for a walk on the beach....and we just might do that next week.
    Wilmington, NC is only 2 hours down I40. We are talking about a day trip before it gets too hot.
    Hugs C

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  7. Your amazing shots always make me want to jump in the car and head to the beach! :) That cactus is way too cool! :)

    WW: Curriculum Fair Fun with YoYo's

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  8. love those cacti-of course, the one i had i somehow managed to kill. oh well.

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  9. I'm pretty sure I know that beach....

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  10. That's a great shot Anni, an interesting composition with the cactus in the foreground.

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  11. I am always amazed by these plants and even more so on the beach. We have absolutely nothing like this here on the beaches of New England.

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  12. Gorgeous shot. You have a beautiful area to live in.
    Ann

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  13. What a beautiful beach. I can see me there...LOL
    My mother would love that Cactus!!
    I finally got caught up with your posts, I miss reading them daily, but I have been so busy at the office no computer time. I decided I was going to take a few minutes off and catch up.
    Have a nice day.

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  14. Yummy! We also have a lot of prickly pears in southern Italy and I love them!

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  15. Pretty to see, not so pretty to touch! (Happy Birthday to your son:)

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  16. We had a red flowering cactus when I lived in Florida. This yellow one is gorgeous! Beautiful photo, Anni. Thank you for stopping by my blog. :)

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  17. A blooming cactus ! that's quiet seldom for me too see !

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  18. What a beautiful view, great photo!

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  19. I like your yellow cactus and your poetry, Hootin' Anni. Haiku poetry fascinates me, too. Interesting blog!

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  20. not often I see cactus flowers. It´s lovely. :)

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  21. This is lovely...

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  22. Amazing spot .... and a beautiful blooming cactus! Thanks for visiting Anni!

    Irene

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  23. I've never seen those at the beach here. Makes me want to look for some though! I've gotta get out more.

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  24. What beautiful bloom in a beautiful location.

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  25. Wow...sand and stickers...never saw that one coming!

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  26. Anni, beautiful shot of the beach. And the blooming cactus is gorgeous.

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  27. What a gorgeous shot!

    Stopping by from Wordful Wednesday at Seven Clown Circus!

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  28. It always makes me smile when I see the Texas coast along side the cactus, or prickly pears! Thanks for sharing your lovely pictures!

    I well remember as a little girl in shorts, falling into those. Seems like my Mother and Daddy sat up nearly all night tweezing those things out of my legs. Not a pleasant memory!

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  29. Love that cactus with a beautiful yellow flower, awesome!

    Watery Wednesday

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  30. I see it....the Beach at a distance and the close shot of the yellow flower. Great capture.

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  31. this one is beautiful hope you can visit my first entry for watery wednesday!

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  32. what a feast for the eyes!!!

    really beautiful shots!

    hope you're having a great day!
    betty

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  33. I love the flowers that come up on a cactus. Would you believe that the very first plant I ever bought myself when I got married was a cactus and it used to get little pink flowers on it.

    Pouring rain today but I'm not complaining since it was so gorgeous the last few days and we really do need the rain. xoxo

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  34. I too am amazed to see cactus that close to the beach. Beautiful bloom.

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  35. I can see the beach...but what is that in front..a huge cactus?

    Beautiful shot in a distance.

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  36. Pretty catcus. My brother used to live in Texas, so he loves catcus, especially the larger ones like this. That view looks very calming with the beach too.

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