Opuntia leptocaulis, Cactus family (Cactaceae)|
|Flowers:||Waxy yellow star-like flower (to 1" wide) with a slight greenish tinge.|
|Cactus:||Thin round cactus branches (to 1/2" diameter) forming a bush-like structure.|
|Height:||May grow to 3'.|
Photographed April 29, in the Superstition Mountain area.|
Typically found in desert, washes, and on slopes.