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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 ...

Giant saguaro cactus - Discoverseaz.com

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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 ...

Saguaro Cactus: Cultural Significance and Propagation Techniques ...

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Propagation of saguaro cactus seedlings for eventual transplanting into a ... describe the saguaro flowers as beginning to bloom in late spring (late April through ...

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 ...

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 ...

How Cacti Survive: Surprising Strategies Quench Thirst - LiveScience

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Jul 23, 2006 ... A saguaro cactus is silhouetted as the sun sets over the Southwestern desert Tuesday, May 9, 2006, in Picacho Peak, Ariz. AP Photo/Matt York

State Flower of Arizona | Saguaro Cactus Blossom

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The pure white waxy blossom of the giant saguaro cactus (Cereus giganteus) was designated the state flower of Arizona in 1931; indigenous to Arizona ... facts , ...

Amy-Lynn Albertson: Saguaro cactus is fascinating - Salisbury Post ...

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Jan 29, 2016 ... Cooperative Extension Saquaro cactus grow in the Sonoran Desert, which is ... its silhouette is used on just about everything to describe the southwest. ... The tallest saguaro cactus ever measured was more than 78 feet tall.

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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 ...

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 ...