Friday, January 9, 2015

A Gathering of Saguaros

The Arizona/Sonora Desert's most famous denizen is the stately saguaro cactus. This hillside in the Superstition Mountains, east of the Salt River Valley, is an excellent example of the versatility of this huge cactus. A rocky hillside is the a perfect environment for a number of saguaro plants. The intense sunlight and heat of the summer are also conducive to their development.

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