You don't see some of these where I live unless you go to the nursery and purchase it there. These are prairie cactus, maybe a weird flower for Today's Flowers, but they do have flowers at one point or so I am told!! I don't know what these pods are but probably seed pods for some cactus type.
Coneflower I think!!
A different view of the Coneflower.
And a different type of cactus. These were hard to see in the grass, and I imagine it would hurt to step on these if you took a shortcut through the grass. My sister kept telling me no shortcuts!!
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