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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saguaro

The saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) is an arborescent (tree-like) cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea, which can grow ... on a saguaro cactus. Saguaros have a relatively long lifespan, often exceeding 150 years. ... water as needed. This characteristic enables the saguaro to survive during periods of drought.

www.desertmuseum.org/kids/oz/long-fact-sheets/Saguaro%20Cactus.php

The saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) is one of the defining plants of the ... it is estimated that saguaros can live to be as much as 150-200 years old.

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Jun 27, 2014 ... A saguaro must be 35 years old before it can grow any flowers. The saguaro ... Lucky, or particularly youthful cacti, may live over 200 years.

www.nps.gov/orpi/learn/nature/saguaro-cactus.htm

Jan 6, 2016 ... By 95-100 years in age, a saguaro cactus can reach a height of 15-16 feet, and could start to produce its first arm. By 200 years old, the ...

www.sciencefriday.com/articles/11-things-you-didnt-know-about-saguaro-cacti

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

www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2016/08/04/8-things-you-might-not-know-about-the-saguaro-cactus/87461022

Aug 4, 2016 ... The saguaro cactus can only be found in the Sonoran 2 of 8. 3. Saguaros grow very ... 60 (more) signs that you live in Arizona. Of course they do. .... Desert Botanical Garden: How old is that saguaro? National Park Service: ...

saguarocactus.net/saguaro-cactus-facts

It is estimated that saguaros can live on average 150-200 years. The record is held by ... The cactus's arm grows only when it is 70 years old. The saguaro flower ...

wise.arizona.edu/sites/default/files/Life%20Cycle%20of%20the%20Saguaro.pdf

When you see a full-grown saguaro with its many arms ... A ten-year- old saguaro may be less than two inches ... “How old can a saguaro live to be?” (150 years).

www.amnh.org/learn-teach/young-naturalist-awards/winning-essays2/selected-winning-essays-1998-20032/saguaro-cactus-from-life-to-death

They can grow to be almost 80 feet tall and weigh as much as several tons. Knowing that the saguaro cactus commonly lives to be about 200 years old, I realized that ... but perhaps only one will actually survive to become a fully grown cactus.

www.tpl.org/blog/saguaro-national-park-cactus-facts

Sep 29, 2016 ... And nowhere else in the region can you find more of these famous figures ... This foot-long Gila monster is right at home in the Sonoran Desert. ... It's against the law in Arizona to harm a saguaro cactus: landowners ... The blooms open at night and live through the following afternoon—a short window for ...