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.
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 ...
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
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 ...
Saguaros are some of the most recognizable cactuses as they were featured in
many western movies and their distinct shape makes them easy to recognize.
The saguaro cactus, Cereus giganteus or Carnegiea gigantean, meaning
gigantic candle, is found only in the Sonoran Desert, which is in southern Arizona
The record for the tallest cacti in the world is not held by the saguaro, but by the
cardon cactus in Mexico. Dr. Mark Dimmitt at the ASDM reports that some ...
Mar 29, 2013 ... Science Friday's broadcast in Phoenix, Arizona, got us thinking more about a
popular desert fixture—the saguaro cactus, a huge plant with a ...
giant cactus. Uses. Ethnobotanic: The fruits and the seeds of the saguaro were
extensively utilized for food by the Papago,. Akimel and Tohono O'odham (also ...
What has arms, but never hugs anyone? It is the saguaro (sa-WAHR-o) cactus,
found in the Sonoran Desert of North America. Its Latin name, Carnegiea ...