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The saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) is an arborescent (tree-like) cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea, which can grow ... Specimens may live for more than 150 years and grow to be over 40 f...

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 ... With the right growing conditions, it is estimated that saguaros can live to be as much ... Native Americans used these as water containers long before the canteen ...

Saguaro Cactus Facts | Saguaro Cactus

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Saguaros grow naturally only in a small part of Arizona, in the Sonoran Desert. The saguaro ... It is estimated that saguaros can live on average 150-200 years.

Facts About Young & Old Saguaro Cactus | Home Guides | SF Gate

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Mature saguaros are 125 years old, and they can live to be about 200 years old. ... A seedling saguaro sends down a long taproot, and it is the young plant's ...

How Old is that Saguaro | Desert Botanical Garden

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The record for the tallest cacti in the world is not held by the saguaro, but by the cardon ... takes almost twice as long (an average of 75 years) to reach this size and flower. While arms can begin to grow when the saguaro is about 12 feet tall, with some ... This is because successful species survive by having enough genetic .....

Saguaro Cactus - DesertUSA

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The magnficent Saguaro Cactus, symbol of the Desert Southwest. ... When water is absorbed , the outer pulp of the Saguaro can expand like an accordion, ... It is supported by a tap root that is only a pad about 3 feet long, as well as numerous  ...

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May 8, 2012 ... Today we take a up close look at the majestic Saguaro Cactus. ... With the right growing conditions, it is estimated that saguaros can live to be as ... Native Americans used these as water containers long before the canteen ...

What is the way to determine the age of a cactus? | Reference.com

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The age of a cactus may be determined by measuring its height. In the case of the saguaro cactus, the most popular variety, it can reach up to an average of 40  ...

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

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Mar 29, 2013 ... Saguaro cactus, Saguaro National Park (Rincon Mountain District), Arizona. Image: ... A typical saguaro can live between 100-200 years.

17 Things To Know About the Saguaro Cactus - Phoenix - About.com

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Learn more about the saguaro cactus and see pictures from the Phoenix area. ... That is not the official spelling, although everyone will understand to what you ...

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

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While the saguaro cactus has become a symbol of the American West, the saguaro cactus will only grow in the Sonoran desert. As a desert indicator species, the ...

The Saguaro Cactus - National Park Service

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cactus. In Saguaro National Park, studies indicate that a saguaro grows between 1 and 1.5 ... the sides of the plant. Flowers will continue to be produced ... some plants may live over 200 years. Why are ... The saguaro is a long-lived cactus,.

Saguaro Cactus: From Life to Death

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... and personal look at the saguaro cactus, which can live about 200 years and ... After a long search, I finally found a saguaro underneath a creosote bush.