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.
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 ...
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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
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 ...
Aug 4, 2016 ... Did you know that the saguaro cactus was named for philanthropist Andrew
Carnegie? Plus 7 other saguaro facts.
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.
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 ...
The Saguaro cactus, found in Mexico, Arizona and some parts of California is a
giant among its type, growing to the size of a tree. It also gets a number of greedy
The saguaro cactus, Cereus giganteus or Carnegiea gigantean, meaning
gigantic candle, is found only in the Sonoran Desert, which is in southern Arizona
May 8, 2012 ... Today we take a up close look at the majestic Saguaro Cactus. Many good folks
have asked me to film the Arizona Saguaro so for the ...