Spiny cushion

Spiny cushion

Observation - Spiny cushion. Description: Extremely dense spiny plant, forming hard flattish cushion about 10cm thick. Walking stick in last photo has diameter of 2cm. Thorns (or are they needle-like leaves?) are extremely sharp, as I found out to my cost...

Extremely dense spiny plant, forming hard flattish cushion about 10cm thick. Walking stick in last photo has diameter of 2cm. Thorns (or are they needle-like leaves?) are extremely sharp, as I found out to my cost...