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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: MIDSUMMER BLOOMS

 

July 9, 2011 (San Diego's East County) -- Joan McIntosh captured the fragile beauty of these night-blooming cereus at her backyard in Lakeside.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ghostly cactus flowers blossom just once in the warmth of a mid-summer's night, then wither and perish. 


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