This very common species of cactus is spectacular in bloom with its showy display of fuschia flowers in the spring, such as this beavertail cactus in full blossom in Southern Nevada.
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- Contained in galleries
- Opuntieae, Pink Wildflowers, Cactaceae (Cactus Family)