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  1. Aug 8, 2010 #21

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    the mamm smells like honey and sugar and the echinopsis smells like cucumber and melon. the echinopsis flower only lasted one day but i expect a better show next year.
     
  2. Aug 9, 2010 #22

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    Wonderful. I always wondered if cactus flowers were fragrant.
     
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    most of them are, the trick is smelling them without getting a face full of stickers;)
     
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    :rollhappy: Yes, especially the ones with the tiny needles.
     
  5. Aug 18, 2010 #25

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    That "june bug" is interesting! Your photo is playing tricks on my eyes and I cannot identify the beetle. I collect Coleoptera (beetles) and would love a specimen!
     
  6. Aug 23, 2010 #26

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    hi its a green June beetle scientific name Cotinus nitida. their grub is a common pest in lawns around the west.their quite dumb for a beetle because they spend their day flying into things like walls.
     

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