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Beauty and the beast

Posted by Jane_SoCal Sunset 23/z10 (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 15, 05 at 4:17

Once a year and only at night, cereus peruvianus monstrosus puts forth a beautiful bloom. By morning (seen here), it's already closing up tight and within a few days, drops off: blink and you miss it.

Ah, the wonders of nature.

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RE: Beauty and the beast

That's a beauty, Jane! Glad you captured it!


RE: Beauty and the beast

Very pretty.... those elusive etc. flowers are especially fun when they blossom aren't they? :)

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