Hybrid opuntia ssp. It bloomed. Woke up this morning and was puttering around outside and almost fell over when seeing this flower.
One flower, naturally!
Orchid in color. This flower life-cycle is one day. The petals are like tissue paper.
A feather duster? This flowers is commonly called the fairy duster.
The Mojave is dry and tough. Look closely, there is beauty.
The petals are like crepe.