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Night-blooming cereus

Habitat:

Blooming in the front yard of an early 1900's house in a historic neighborhood in Tucson. Homeowner said it had been much bigger until the tree that sheltered it was cut down. Neghbors are taking cuttings to plant under their own yards to keep it going. They estimate the plant is about 100 years old.




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2 Comments

DonnaTang
DonnaTang 7 years ago

Thank you, Alice! I thought this was a wonderful illustration of the loving relationship between people and nature.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Nice Story!

DonnaTang
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DonnaTang

Arizona, USA

Lat: 32.22, Long: -110.97

Spotted on Jul 21, 2012
Submitted on Jul 22, 2012

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