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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 ...

How Saguaros Grow - Saguaro National Park (U.S. National Park ...

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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 ...

12 facts about the saguaro cactus, the Sonoran Desert's most ...

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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 ...

Saguaro Cactus Facts | Saguaro Cactus

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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.

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 Old is that Saguaro | Desert Botanical Garden

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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 ...

11 Things You Didn't Know About Saguaro Cacti - Science Friday

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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 ...

saguaro cactus - the PLANTS Database - US Department of ...

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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 ...

Saguaro Cactus | Largest cactus in the world

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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 ...

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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 ...

Saguaro Cactus - Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument (U.S. ...

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The Saguaro Cactus (Carnegiea gigantea)The saguaro cactus (pronounced “sah -wah-roh”), is the icon of the American west. Images of these cacti are seen all ...

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 ...