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The Saguaro Cactus.

The saguaro (pronounced /səˈwɑroʊ/; scientific name Carnegiea gigantea) is a large, tree-sized cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea. It is native to the Sonoran Desert in the U.S. state of Arizona, the Mexican state of Sonora, a small part of Baja California in the San Felipe Desert and an extremely small area of California, U.S. The saguaro blossom is the State Wildflower of Arizona.
The common name saguaro came into the English language through the Spanish language, originating in the O'odham language.
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  • Copyright: Eleu Tabares (eldancer1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2844 W: 0 N: 6674] (36343)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2010-10-24
  • Categories: Vida Diária, Natureza
  • Exposição: f/5.6, 1/500 segundos
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  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original
  • Date Submitted: 2010-10-25 9:40
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