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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Baja_Costero
May 13, 2020 6:01 PM CST
Giant Cardón

Pachycereus pringlei (a giant tree) from above, showing active growth and furry areoles.

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Mexican Giant Cardon (Pachycereus pringlei)
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Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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Frenchy21
May 13, 2020 6:29 PM CST
Great cross section Baja! Makes for a great banner!
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
May 13, 2020 6:33 PM CST
Spectacular banner Baja!
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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touchofsky
May 13, 2020 6:37 PM CST
I agree fabulous!
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Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
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pod
May 13, 2020 6:48 PM CST
What an intense banner that photo makes. Nice! Thumbs up
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Name: Karen
New Mexico (Zone 7b)
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plantmanager
May 13, 2020 8:53 PM CST
Great banner, Baja! At first glance I had no idea what I was looking at!
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Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD
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KFredenburg
May 13, 2020 10:51 PM CST
Gorgeous cactus Baja!
Love is patient and love is kind. Always be loving and kind to one another.
(Abridged from 1Cor. 13:4)
Let’s talk about Animal Fun Facts, Birds, Trees/Shrubs, or Oleanders!
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
May 14, 2020 5:13 AM CST
Wow, it gets up to 60 feet! Great photo Baja. I find the new red needles so very interesting.
Name: Toni Melvin
Sherwood Oregon (Zone 8a)
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Toni
May 14, 2020 3:41 PM CST
Boy, that really got my attention! Looks painfully beautiful Hilarious!
Toni
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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Baja_Costero
May 14, 2020 4:20 PM CST
Thanks for the kind words and the acorn, folks. This is one of my oldest and most favoritest plants, which I hope to see become an actual tree one day. Here is one in habitat:

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Name: Johannian
CA (Zone 9a)
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Johannian
May 14, 2020 10:16 PM CST
Beautiful cactus and a beautiful banner Baja!
Honor thy father and thy mother, do unto your neighbor as you would have them do unto you. (Mat. 19:19)
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