Teddybear cholla flowers, Arizona

My cholla cactus encounters continued as we explored Usery Park in the Superstition Mountains — but this time I managed to keep a safe distance between us!

Teddy bear cholla blossoms in Arizona - ExplorationVacation.net

Maintaining enough distance from them was a challenge though, as these teddybears were tempting me with almost-open pale yellow flowers.

Teddy bear cholla blossoms in Arizona - ExplorationVacation.net

Teddy bear cholla blossoms in Arizona - ExplorationVacation.net

Teddy bear cholla blossoms

I’ve never seen any of the chollas in bloom before, so it was a treat to see that these prickly beasts actually bear flowers that are dainty and delicate.

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