A blooming Claret Cup Cactus (Echinocereus triglochidiatus) amidst an otherwise drab scene at White Sands National Monument.  (Selective coloration performed in Lightroom).

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A blooming Claret Cup Cactus (Echinocereus triglochidiatus) amidst an otherwise drab scene at White Sands National Monument. (Selective coloration performed in Lightroom).

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Keywords:
Chihuahuan Desert
Claret Cup Cactus
Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Hedgehog Cactus
New Mexico
Tularosa Basin
White Sands National Monument
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desert
gypsum
red
sand
selective coloration