Cactus photos deliver 'snowflakes' from the desert
The joy of cactus: They only need shoveling when you plant them. As the rain in Southern California gives way to sunshine, we thought we'd share our version of snowflakes with readers in colder climes.
Photographer and writer Debra Lee Baldwin, who specializes in cactuses and succulents, photographed the tops of columnar cactuses that collectively are known as ceroids. (That's Pachycereus weberi, pictured above.) The location: Desert Theater Nursery, Escondido, Calif.
Keep reading to see Baldwin's flurry of photos ...