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Duncan's Pincushion Cactus
Duncans Pincushion Cactus (Coryphantha duncanii: Cactaceae) These little gems only stand 2.5-6 cm (1.0-2.4 in) tall. Flowers not opening very wide,1.3-1.9 cm (0.51-0.75 in) wide. This genus is represented by 17 species in Texas. Photographed on limestone hills of Mariscal Mountain in Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Chihuahuan Desert at ca. 1,067 m (3,500 ft) elevation.
Open limestone slopes of Mariscal Mountain, Chihuahuan Desert
Mariscal Mountain in Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
April 1983
Scientific name
Coryphantha duncanii
Equipment used
Canon AE-1 camera with a Canon FD 100mm f/4 lens with 64 ASA slide film.
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Three marvelous uploads, Stanley ... wonderful sharing, my friend ... thnx ...
Life is wonderful....sometimes as small as this little pretty one....superb capture with stunning detail and composition. Three superb posts today Stanley!!!!

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Wild Flowers, Trees, Shrubs, Fungi
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