Photo: Cactus blossoms add pop of color to a dusty landscape

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credit: Summer Foovay

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This species of hedgehog cactus has a number of common names, including Claretcup, Kingcup and Mojave mound cactus. This cactus is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Its scientific classification is Echinocereus triglochidiatus.

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