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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 ...

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 ...

Giant Saguaro Cactus | AOA Blog | Phoenix hiking tours, guided ...


The Giant Saguaro Cactus is one of the most well-known symbols of Arizona and the American Southwest generally. AOA's expert guides love to share fun facts ...

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 ... The next time you pause to admire one of these giant sentinels in the desert, ...

Saguaro Cactus - Saguaro National Park


The Saguaro Cactus is the largest cactus in the U.S. reaching over 50 feet tall and ... The Giant Saguaro is the most fascinating plant of the Sonoran Desert.

Growing Saguaro Cactus: Information On Saguaro Cactus Care


Feb 26, 2015 ... Saguaro cactus blossoms are the state flower of Arizona. Saugaro are very long lived and many found in the desert are 175 years old.

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


Mar 29, 2013 ... Saguaros are the largest cactus species in the U.S.—they can grow more than 40 feet tall. (The largest species in North America is the giant ...

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


Visitors to Arizona's Sonoran Desert are often surprised at the size and stature of the native saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), which can rise to 60 feet tall ...

The Saguaro Cactus And Its Greedy Guests ~ Kuriositas


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  ...

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


To the local Tohono O'Odham people, the saguaro cactus are even more important. These giant cactus are not plants to the Tohono O'Odham, but a different ...

Saguaro Cactus: From Life to Death


I then began to wonder, what are the stages of life of the saguaro cactus? To find this out, I decided to .... Saguaro: The Desert Giant. Tucson, Arizona: Rio Nuevo ...

Saguaro Cactus Facts | Saguaro Cactus


Saguaros grow naturally only in a small part of Arizona, in the Sonoran Desert. ... The record is held by a giant saguaro with 50 arms found at the Saguaro ...