Buckhorn (gold)
Opuntia acanthocarpa, Cactus family (Cactaceae)
Flowers:Cupped waxy blossoms range from gold and orange to red and magenta (to 2 1/4" wide).
Cactus:Dusty green, knobby textured branching cactus joints (to 1 1/4" in diameter).
Height:May grow to 6'.
Photographed April 25, in the Superstition Mountain area.