Prickly Pear Cactus In Bloom

Jerry Cunningon
Driving up the Snake River we found Prickly Pear Cactus in bloom. Also called paddle cactus, it and can be eaten by cleaning the barbs from the leaves and eaten raw and is rich in vitamins and minerals and contains 88 percent water.

You are invited to contribute photographs to this community photo album. Your photo will appear here and also be eligible to run in the print edition of the Lewiston Tribune, on the back page of Wednesday’s Northwest section, or daily in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News as that newspaper’s Reader Photo of the Day.