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Saguaros: Living Bouquets of the Sonoran Desert

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Saguaro Cactus

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher
The saguaro cactus (Cereus giganteus) is the indicator plant of the Sonoran Desert, found in the American Southwest and northwest Mexico. These monarchs…Read More »





of the desert stand as ancient sentinels over this harsh environment known for its extremes of temperature and precipitation. Human beings lived in this region long before the saguaros began to colonize this warm, dry landscape some 10,000 years ago.   Less «
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