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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 to be over 70 feet (21 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

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

aoa-adventures.com/arizonas-giants-the-saguaro-cactus

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 ...

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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 ...

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

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

www.discoverseaz.com/Wildlife/Saguaro.html

Arizona upland desert, is home to the giant saguaro (sometimes spelled sahuaro and pronounced sah-wah-roh). This cactus has become the symbol of Arizona, ...