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Saguaro National Park (prickly pear cactus)  
   

Saguaro National Park (prickly pear cactus)

USA Road Trip: Week 3 (Part 2)

June 21st 2019
From Las Vegas, we drove south to Saguaro National Park, outside Tucson. “This is where the icon of arid America holds court. The country’s largest cacti, the saguaro (pronounced sa-WAH-ro), grow slowly, achieving arms and full stature at around 125 years. Some extend to 50 feet tall” (Moon, USA National Parks - The Complete Guide to all 59 Parks, Becky Lomax, 2018, p. 290). The saguaros ta ... read more
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