Truffula cactus? ;)

Inspired by this post at (a wonderful garden / photography blog) enclos*ure: From there to here , and by Dr Seuss’s birthday.

While visiting the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens today, these plants looked positively Seussian (or should that be “Seussical”).

If you’re not familiar with his work, here’s what you’re looking for:

His strange plants and landscapes — tops of mops, spikes, and feathers; elongated, twisty trunks; improbable angles, odd hills and rocks — form a visual vocabulary that we all understand and use routinely.

Cindy @ enclos*ure

twisty trunk..... check!
Horton's ear?
improbable angles..... check!
feathery.... check!