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Saguaro - Wikipedia


The saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) is an arborescent (tree-like) cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea, which can grow to be over 70 feet (21 m) tall.

Saguaro Cactus Fact Sheet - Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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The saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) is one of the defining plants of the Sonoran Desert. These plants are large, tree-like columnar cacti that develop ...

The Saguaro Cactus - National Park Service

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The Saguaro Cactus. Where do saguaros grow? Saguaro cacti, Carnegiea gigantea, only grow in the Sonoran Desert. However, they do not grow in all parts of ...

Saguaro National Park (U.S. National Park Service)


Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation's largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a ...

Saguaro Cactus Facts | Saguaro Cactus


Saguaros are some of the most recognizable cactuses as they were featured in many western movies and their distinct shape makes them easy to recognize.

11 Things You Didn't Know About Saguaro Cacti - Science Friday


Mar 29, 2013 ... Science Friday's broadcast in Phoenix, Arizona, got us thinking more about a popular desert fixture—the saguaro cactus, a huge plant with a ...

Saguaro Cactus - Carnegiea gigantea (Cereus giganteus)


The Saguaro Cactus has a smooth and waxy skin and is covered with two-inch spines that are located on the tree's vertical ribs. In May and June, the Cactus ...

Saguaro Cactus: From Life to Death


The saguaro cactus, Cereus giganteus or Carnegiea gigantean, meaning gigantic candle, is found only in the Sonoran Desert, which is in southern Arizona and ...

Saguaro Cactus Flower Images | Sonoran Desert Pictures


May 11, 2012 ... The saguaro cactus of the Sonoran Desert bursts into bloom each spring, but at night, providing food to honeybees and bats and later fruit to ...

Is It a Saguaro or Sequoia Cactus? - Phoenix - About.com


Is there such a thing as a Sequoia Cactus? I'll answer that question and discuss the difference between seqouia and saguaro.

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Saguaro Cactus - DesertUSA


The Saguaro Cactus, is composed of a tall, thick, fluted, columnar stem, 18 to 24 inches in diameter, often with several large branches (arms) curving upward in ...

Saguaro Cactus - Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument (U.S. ...


The Saguaro Cactus (Carnegiea gigantea)The saguaro cactus (pronounced “sah -wah-roh”), is the icon of the American west. Images of these cacti are seen all ...

How Old is that Saguaro | Desert Botanical Garden


The record for the tallest cacti in the world is not held by the saguaro, but by the cardon cactus in Mexico. Dr. Mark Dimmitt at the ASDM reports that some ...