They look like swirling candy or ice cream but in the colors of green and with such interesting textures.
They don't look sharp either as the fine cacti spines are not noticeable, but they are present.
You can see how prolific the cactus flowers were this year. We had so much rain in January and February this year in Arizona, creating a good environment for cactus flowers to bloom.
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