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Blanco Viznagita
Blanco Viznagita also known by many other common names (Echinomastus intertextus: Cactaceae) Photographed in the foothills of the Davis Mountains, north of Alpine, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Mountain savannah area with mixed desert grasslands interspersed with oaks at ca. 1,402 m (4,600 ft) elevation. Stems 5-15 cm (2.0-7.9 in) tall producing flowers 2.5-3.0 cm (1.0-1.2 in) in diameter. This genus is represented by three species in Texas.
Habitat
Mountain savannah area with mixed desert grasslands interspersed with oaks at ca. 1,402 m (4,600 ft) elevation.
Location
Davis Mountains, north of Alpine, Brewster County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
March 1983
Scientific name
Echinomastus intertextus
Equipment used
Canon AE-1 camera with a Canon FD 100mm f/4 lens with 64 ASA slide film.
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Even this looks much like a Pincushion-Cactus you shared earlier, Stanley ... three wonderful images ... tfs wonderful info with superb images ...
 
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I'd certainly call it a few choice names if I stepped or fell on it. Hopefully, it wouldn't come to that because I'd just be standing or crouching down a foot or two away admiring the needle patterns and flower. ;)
 

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Wild Flowers, Trees, Shrubs, Fungi
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