Stars and Stripes has found some large cactus in Germany. I can’t decide what category to put this under – news or travel, since I don’t have a military category.
Michael Abrams / S&S
The cactus house is the first hothouse you enter when visiting the Karlsruhe botanical gardens. The giant cactus in the foreground is an Opun(t)ia, or paddle cactus. The big round Golden Barrel Cactus at right, are nicknamed mother-in-law seat in German.