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Beaver Tail Prickly Pear. Yes, they really are this color!

Beaver Tail Prickly Pear in bloom. The Beaver Tail is a smaller Prickly Pair with magenta colored flowers.

Cactus Garden ~ Photography by Anne Summa

Artists Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman's Los Angeles cactus garden and home features an Opuntia santa-rita (Santa Rita prickly pear).

Opuntia macrocentra (Santa Rita)

Purple prickly pear - on LA County's list of approved drought tolerant plants. Great choice for adding color to desert landscaping.