Cacti and Other Plants

Pictures of cacti and other plants and some information about them. Browse the images below.

 

Cacti are flowering succulents with over 2,000 species. They are usually found in arid land and almost all are native to the Americas.

Spike And Friends

An abstract concept of prickly pear cacti.

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Prickly Beauty

These prickly pear cacti were blooming in the Withlacoochee National Forest inApril,

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Prickly Pears to Be

Prickly pear blooming in the spring in the Withlacoochee National Forest in Florida.

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Prickly Pear Cactus Flower

This yellow prickly pear cactus flower was in the Withlacoochee State Forest in Sumter County, Florida.

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White Mushrooms

These white mushrooms were in a swampy area of Tampa, Florida's Lettuce Lake Park

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American Evergreen

This is the red fruit of the American evergreen plant. It is native to Mexico, Central America, and parts of South America. It is a large-leafed climbing vine with leaves in clusters of five.

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Suguaro Cactus

Suguaro cactus in the Arizona desert terrain of the Tonto National Forest.

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Vertical Mushrooms

Mushrooms in a field just outside the entrance to Ft. Morgan in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Ft. Morgan is at the western end of Alabama State Road 180 on the eastern side of the mouth of Mobile Bay.

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Horizontal Mushrooms

Musrooms in a field just outside the entrance to Ft. Morgan in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Ft. Morgan is at the western end of Alabama State Road 180 on the eastern side of the mouth of Mobile Bay.

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Palmetto And Pine Woods

This is a good example of Florida upland pine woods with palmettos intermixed.This is part of Tampa, Florida's Lettuce Lake Park.

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Bones Of The Palm

The "bones" of a palm tree protrude from the sands of Cape San Blas giving testament to the power of the wind and waves.

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St. Joseph Sea Oats

Sea oats help keep the dunes in place at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park in the panhandle of Florida. This park has some of the largest dunes in the state.

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