Simple art in Nature:

One of the strangest plants of the

desert, the night blooming cereus,

is a member of the cactus family

that resembles nothing more than a

dead bush most of the year.

night blooming dormant

It is rarely seen in the wild

because of its  inconspicuousness.

But for one  midsummer’s night,

each year, its exquisitely

scented flower opens as

night falls, then closes

forever with

the first rays of the

morning sun.

night blooming

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