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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 7 years ago

looks like a screen saver

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Beautiful photo Peter. Well done :)

Adith
Adith 9 years ago

nice pict, three colours..

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

GOLDgeous pic

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

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

windmustache
windmustache 9 years ago

Beautiful scene! Thanks for sharing.

peter
peter 9 years ago

Thanks Chris & Alice

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

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

Chris Carille
Chris Carille 9 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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