Coryphantha missouriensis

windsurfgirl(Z6 OK)December 29, 2005

One of my best "finds". I found this growing wild in my pasture. It's about 9 inches across. I've brought it home to my cactus bed and hope to find some more some day. They are hard to find in the native grasses.

WindsurfGirl

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alex_AZ(9aAZ)

Fantastic plant!!! Now seems to be a good time look for them :-)

Alex

    Bookmark   December 29, 2005 at 9:44PM
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tjsangel(z5 OH)

That is gorgeous-love the color of those blooms!

Jen

    Bookmark   December 29, 2005 at 9:55PM
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Ohio_Green_Thumb(Zone 5b NW Ohio)

Lucky, lucky you! I wish I could go out in my pasture and find such things. Come to think of it, I wish I had a pasture!
Amy

    Bookmark   December 29, 2005 at 10:07PM
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mrbrownthumb(z5 Chicago)

I wish I had a pasture too. The closest I've come to finding anythig interesting around me was a tomato plant growing in a crack in the alley behind my house.

Very cool WindsurfGirl. Nice picture too.

MBT

    Bookmark   December 29, 2005 at 10:34PM
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Joelfriday(9)

Wow!

    Bookmark   December 29, 2005 at 11:21PM
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cactuspolecat(Tasmania Aust)

Nope! never see anything as beautiful as this in any pastures around here... (& the only pricklies are thistles!).
I'm with Amy, ...lucky. lucky, lucky you

CP

    Bookmark   December 30, 2005 at 4:11AM
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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

I like the flower colour on that one!

    Bookmark   December 30, 2005 at 7:26AM
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cactusdan19(z5b NE)

Beautiful plant,
Mine is only a single head, from seed I sowed 5 years ago. Bloomed for the first time this spring. Gorgeous!!!
Dan

    Bookmark   December 30, 2005 at 7:18PM
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