Dragon's Blood Sedum - This plant is a succulent, only 3 or 4 in tall, that forms a dense mat. In summer, it's covered with star-shaped crimson flowers. In autumn, the deep green foliage takes on a maroonish cast.
malformalady: Austrocylindropuntia Crested. Something either in the plants genes or a climatic event caused these plants to ‘crest’. Typically, crested cactus do not bloom flowers and often they can be absent of thorns or spines.