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Peniocereus johsntonii and Peniocereus greggii var transmontanus bloom nights. If you look at the right time you will see a moth pollinating the greggii. Also a Cereus species I think the Arizona one is still the coolest. The plant shown in real time went missing this year. I have planted two in its place. An older one which hopefully will bloom in the next few years, and an offspring from the plant that went missing. You will see those transplants in place. Hopefully the older plant will bloom this year.

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Comment by BlancheNoE on April 14, 2015 at 8:00pm

The aliens are definitely gonna' let you live.

Put in a good word for me, eh? 

Comment by ThatGirl on April 14, 2015 at 8:04pm

That plant defies the laws of nature in a very beautiful way.

If you really commit to sinking into this video, it's an amazing dance.

You made a nice piece out of the already fascinating rare footage.

 I understand very well why people have worshiped the wonders of the natural world for so long. I can totally get behind rituals and reverence for the natural world and the universe. this was perfectly timed and speed ramped for this song.  totally enjoyable peaceful break to my day. thanks for that

Comment by NatureJunkie on April 19, 2015 at 4:18pm

I love it that you keep making these videos about these plants. And thank you for answering my question in the video itself so I didn't have to ask: how do you cultivate these things? I take it, because you had to post the legal warnings around their support cages, that people steal these out of the wild? Good for you, Chig, giving a helping hand to these native plants. You're a guardian of the desert.

Comment by LtAdams2247 on April 22, 2015 at 1:40pm

Awww. You cut out the part involving napalm. There was gonna be napalm at some point, right?

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