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Cristate Saguaro

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The saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) cactus with its uplifted arms is an iconic symbol of the Southwestern Deserts. Occasionally (I read estimates ranging from 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 200,000) saguaro grow with the tip producing fan-like forms, or variations … Continue reading

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The saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) is an “indicator” plant of the Sonoran Desert. (Plants that grow in profusion in only one desert are “indicators” of that desert.) The saguaro, largest of the cacti in the United States) can grow up … Continue reading

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