Jump to content
MrsSurvival Discussion Forums

Other images in My World

Cholla (Jumping Cactus)

Sign in to follow this  

Beautiful but don't touch.  Every spine has a tiny hook on the end.  We generally carry a comb with us, in case we come in contact with it.  

Sign in to follow this  
From the album

My World

  • 9 images
  • 1 comment
  • 5 image comments

Photo Information for Cholla (Jumping Cactus)


  • 9.7 mm
  • 10/5000
  • f f/8.0
  • ISO 100
View all photo EXIF information


Recommended Comments

Yes indeed, "Claw-ya". lol 


My first experience with it, I made the mistake of walking outside in my socks and stepped on a piece.  Reacting without thinking, I grabbed it.  My hand was stuck to my foot, then, both hands.....   The kind people I was visiting, yanked my socks off and helped me remove all the spines embedded in my skin.  :shakinghead: 

Share this comment

Link to comment

Thanks for the chuckle-memory.  And you also reminded me that I do need to go through the 'car kit's and replace those leatherman pliers with the micro ones. 


Another memory, we visited a 'wildlife museum' in that area, (Pima?) but it struck me as a 'hunters trophy' house.  Stuffed animals of all kinds.  I wonder if that one still exists, which I doubt, PITA and the like would not have liked it. I would like to take my little ones to see it, despite the negative impression I had.


Got any pics of the 'running' prickly pear?  (evil grin)

Share this comment

Link to comment
7 hours ago, Sarah said:

Got any pics of the 'running' prickly pear?  (evil grin)


This is the one I have in my yard. Last year I made jam with the fruit. 


Share this comment

Link to comment
You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoticons maximum are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.