I might be a little addicted to this stitch. (I pulled out this brown backstitches that were emulating branches, they annoyed my sense of pattern/symmetry. Plus they were a little too ‘obvious’, yknow?
"Euphorbia obesa is a peculiar, almost ball shaped dwarf succulent plant that resembles a stone." (Though in this example differs from the description. Photo credited to Karin, Southern Meadows: November