14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A prickly pear cactus in bloom

This prickly pear cactus sits across the street from my childhood home in Tucson, Arizona. Spring is my favorite time to be home, it's when the neutral desert colors are visited by deep purples and rich reds.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Isabel Ball