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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 - Carnegiea gigantea (Cereus giganteus)

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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 ...

General Adaptations - Saguaro Cactus - Sites - Google

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The saguaro cactus has many adaptations w. hich allow it to survive in its native desert biome. Many of the saguaro cactus's adaptations are shared. with other ...

Saguaro Cactus - Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Saguaro Cactus: Cultural Significance and Propagation Techniques in the Sonoran ... to determine and describe an efficient method to produce saguaro plants.

Saguaro Cactus: From Life to Death

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

How Cacti Survive: Surprising Strategies Quench Thirst - Live Science

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Jul 23, 2006 ... Few cacti are as recognizable as the saguaro, or Carnegiea gigantea. They grow only grow in the Sonoran Desert, however, standing tall in ...

Cactus (Cactaceae) - More Detail - eduScapes

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Cactus exhibit strange shapes, spines, and showy flowers. Today, they are ... The giant saguaro looks like a bare tree with thick, upturned branches. They can ...

Arizona State Flower - Saguaro - ProFlowers Blog

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Dec 10, 2015 ... It may come as no surprise that the Arizona state flower doesn't grow on a bush or on a shrub, but on a cactus. The Saguaro flower grows on ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Adaptations - hot climates

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Cacti are well adapted for survival in the desert. They have: ... Watch this clip to see how the saguaro cactus stores water in its stem. In order to see this content ...

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Saguaro Cactus - DesertUSA

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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 ...

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 ...

Giant saguaro cactus - DiscoverSEAZ

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Saguaro cactus, (Cereus giganteus) 30-50 feet mature height ... One of the earliest Americans to describe it was John Russell Bartlett of the Boundary ...