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. More »
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 can grow to heights of 45 feet. NPS Photo. The Saguaro Cactus
(Carnegiea gigantea)The saguaro cactus (pronounced “sah-wah-roh”), is the ...
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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
A saguaro cactus
gets its first arms between the age of 50 and 100. Some grow as many as 50 arms and others never sprout a single one. Saguaro cactus
typically live 200 years and some last up to 300 years. More »
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.
This cactus was about two inches wide, three inches tall, and five to six inches
around in circumference. Using this information, I calculated that this saguaro ...
Saguaro cactus, (Cereus giganteus) 30-50 feet mature height ... Arizona upland
desert, is home to the giant saguaro (sometimes spelled sahuaro and ...
Visitors to Arizona's Sonoran Desert are often surprised at the size and stature of
the native saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), which can rise to 60 feet tall ...
Learn more about the saguaro cactus and see pictures from the Phoenix area. ...
Along with each saguaro cactus picture, I've included a saguaro fact. Now you ...