There is no mistaking the beavertail cactus. Named because of the pads, the grey-green color is a dead giveaway. There are a dozen or more subspecies, so there are slight variations based on location, elevations, etc. Generally the flowers are this bright fuchsia, but some other naturally occurring varieties have equally bright yellow flowers.
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