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Saguaro cactus

Carnegiea gigantea

Description:

In its habitat Carnegiea gigantea, the saguaro, is the most conspicuous and most-studied of all North American cacti. It is the tallest cactus of the flora---indeed, these are the tallest trees of the deserts in the United States.

Habitat:

Desert wash

Notes:

Saguaro National Park at the BioBlitz

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9 Comments

CostaBoyJack
CostaBoyJack 8 years ago

looks like a screen saver

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Beautiful photo Peter. Well done :)

Adith
Adith 10 years ago

nice pict, three colours..

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 10 years ago

GOLDgeous pic

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 10 years ago

it look's like another planet:-)it show the hardeness of the place,beautiful spot

windmustache
windmustache 10 years ago

Beautiful scene! Thanks for sharing.

peter
peter 10 years ago

Thanks Chris & Alice

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Beautiful picture! The yellow hot sun in the foreground and the cool blue sky in the background.

Chris Carille
Chris Carille 10 years ago

Neat spotting! I enjoy the overexposure on the shot... gives it texture

peter
Spotted by
peter

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Spotted on Oct 21, 2011
Submitted on Oct 25, 2011

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