16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Succulent seed pods

The Desert Botanical Garden holds many varieties of plant life, some with soft edges, some with sharp, all a joy to get close and personal with. I don’t recall what the name of this plant is (some sort of relation to Aloe perhaps), but she sure is unique.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © Sidney Mertens