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Please upload this to iNaturalist so that the curator of botany at the San Diego Natural History Museum can find out if this is a county record. Great find!
If you post these photos on iNaturalist.org, you may be able to get an identification from Jon Rebman, who is an expert in the genus Cylindropuntia.
Nonnative, naturalizes, can hybridize with native Opuntia
The pedicel is visible
It is a California invasive plant.
Variable in morphology
Fruit long, flowers terminal. Cytisus scoparius is not extant here.
The plant in the foreground is Carpobrotus, which can be hard to ID to species because two wild species hybridize
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