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Devil’s golden haircut

A sandy, almost desert-like section of Weltz Park was flecked with impressionistic paint dots of sunny yellow cactus flowers. The Devil’s-tongue cacti (Opuntia humifusa) were in various stages of bloom, but enough were at peak glow to color the landscape … Continue reading

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Paddle to the C(actus)

In the sandier sections of Weltz park, cactus paddles (prickly pears, perhaps) nestle together like flat painted eggs, speckled with purple dye droplets and striped with pale aqua ribbons. Here and there, a few wear festive red-paper-party-hat flowers.

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