Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saguaro

The saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) is an arborescent (tree-like) cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea, which can grow to be over 40 feet (12 m) tall.

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

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 ...

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

Jan 6, 2016 ... 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, ...

www.nps.gov/sagu/learn/nature/how-saguaros-grow.htm

Saguaros are a very slow growing cactus. In Saguaro National Park, studies indicate that a saguaro grows between 1 and 1.5 inches in the first eight years of its ...

azgolfhomes.com/12-facts-about-the-saguaro-cactus-the-sonoran-deserts-most-famous-plant-arizona

Jun 27, 2014 ... If you've been to Arizona, chances are you've come across a saguaro cactus. This article outlines 10 interesting facts about Arizona's most ...

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

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 ...

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

Aug 4, 2016 ... Did you know that the saguaro cactus was named for philanthropist Andrew Carnegie? Plus 7 other saguaro facts.

www.tripsavvy.com/what-is-a-sequoia-cactus-2681601

Learn more about Sequoia National Park and see a picture of those giant trees. A totally ... The flower of the saguaro cactus is Arizona's State Flower. However ...

www.desertusa.com/cactus/saguaro-cactus.html

The magnficent saguaro cactus, symbol of the desert southwest.