Yucca And Cacti Begin To Bloom At Bandelier National Monument

60875836_10157028371470155_5475991463114309632_n.jpgThe blossoms of this claret cup (Echinocereus triglochidiatus) cactus are ready to burst open at Bandelier National Monument. Photo Courtesy NPS

60892422_10157028371480155_8266051499050663936_n.jpgThe yucca and cacti are just starting to bloom at Bandelier National Monument. Shown here is the narrowleaf yucca (Yucca angustissima). Hike the Bandelier trails to see more amazing wildflowers of the Pajarito Plateau. Photo Courtesy NPS