Submitted by gsparrow on Fri, 01/01/2021 - 11:36
Mike Heim

SOMETIMES IT IS the little things, embedded within and contrasting with much larger things, which grab one’s attention. Thus it was for me with the tiny brittle prickly-pear cacti, Opuntia fragilis, which grace rocky places within relict prairies in the vast open landscapes of central and western Minnesota.