Plant ID forum: Need help to id cactus

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Name: thepegasus
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thepegasus
Oct 25, 2016 11:50 AM CST
Need help to id the cactus below. Please help.

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Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Oct 25, 2016 5:10 PM CST
Opuntia
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Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Oct 25, 2016 5:27 PM CST
Opuntia microdasys probably var. 'Rufidula'
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mcvansoest
Oct 25, 2016 7:17 PM CST
I agree

Though I thought it was just microdasys var. 'rufida'.
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Name: Karen
NM (Zone 7b)
Region: New Mexico Region: Arizona Cactus and Succulents Greenhouse Sempervivums Bromeliad
Adeniums Garden Ideas: Level 1 Tropicals Xeriscape Garden Art Plumerias
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plantmanager
Oct 25, 2016 7:44 PM CST
I've seen it both ways. Rufida makes more sense. Here is one place that mentions rufidula.
http://ag.arizona.edu/pima/gar...
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