cardón cactus (argentina)


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Cardon Cactus - Echinopsis

I believe this is Echinopsis terscheckii or Echinopsis atacamensis.

These tree-size cactus are growing in the High Desert in North-West Argentina, Chile and Bolivia.­ I saw this one near Cachi (Argentina).­ There is another one here

For more information about the Cardón Cactus, read:
en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Echinopsis_­terscheckii
es.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Echinopsis_­atacamensis.

If you can precisely identify the species of cactus, please post a comment!

This is a HDR (High Dynamic Range) image from 3 RAW exposures, processed with tone mapping.­

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