11 Interesting Facts About the Saguaro Cactus

There are over 2,000 species of cacti, but none more iconic than the mighty saguaro.

Saguaros begin to bloom in May (photo by author)

Pronounced suh-waa-roh, these cacti can stretch over 40 feet tall; the tallest one on record was 78 feet tall!

Saguaros are native to the Sonoran Desert, one of the four deserts in North America. The Sonoran Desert…



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AS Briggs

AS Briggs


I write about personal growth and spirituality. And occasionally video games. Proud supporter of the Oxford comma.