Author: Lucca Daniel Green
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 39: Santa Rita Prickly Pear
These maroon/purple cacti turn out to produce the brightest, purest lemon yellow! 😍
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 38: Desert Verbena (Glandularia aristigera)
Lil purple/pink flower-balls on frilly stalks! Desert Verbena! Growing wild as if weeds in my yard! 🥰
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 37: Color-Changing Flowers! (Lantana camara)
These flowers are pretty impressive, turns out! They change color and everything! Lantana camara, ‘Common Lantana.’
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 36: American Threefold (Trixis Californica)
Gorgeous sunshine-yellow flowers on a sprawling bush mixed in on a hillside.
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 35: Silverleaf Nightshade (Solanum elaeagnifolium)
These spiny “weeds” have gorgeous flowers!
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 34: An Unbelievable Prickly Pear! (Opuntia Stenopetala)
Never have I ever seen a prickly pear (Opuntia) that put out flowers like this!
Stop Blaming Biden for his Age: Blame him for his Real Problems
Every story I hear about Biden’s bid at re-election focuses on his age—this despite (or because of) real substantive problems.
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 33: Red Cholla! (Cylindropuntia)
These cholla are so incredible, and this is only the beginning of the bloom!
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 32: Prickly Pears!
The prickly pears are starting to bloom, along with the cholla and it is more spectacular than I’d imagined it would be.