Friday, May 27, 2016

5/27/16-Part 3, Organ Pipe National Monument, Ajo AZ

“Organ Pipe and Senita Cactus are found nowhere else in the US.”

This post is a photo gallery of some of the beautiful plants in Organ Pipe National Monument. According to (this site), “cactus is an American plant family not native to Europe, Africa or Australia.” 

Click on the link below pics for interesting info.



This next pic gives you an idea of the size.


The next 2 are the same plant.



Jumping Cholla aka Chain Fruit Cholla




Saguaro


Ocotillo

Barrel Cactus

Star Cloak Fern
Prickly Pear


Creosote Bush
“One’s dead. One’s alive.”
Buckhorn Cholla

The following striking photos were taken by Colvin.









4 comments:

  1. Beautiful area! Can't wait to see it in person!

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    1. It would be a great place for you to go before or after the winter RTR. :))

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  2. i love ALL the photos. i want to SEE this with my own eyes. I really love number 4, 6 and 22 a lot. Colvins photos are wonderful of those cactus flowers

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  3. You would love it, Sandra! 22 is one of my favs as well. And yes, Colvin has a good eye & takes good pics.

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