Behold the Cardón! Photos of the Giant Cacti of North America


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Behold the Cardón! Photos of the Giant Cacti of North America

– See more at: http://www.livescience.com/54822-photos-cardon-cactus-sonoran-desert.html#sthash.EiIIzevj.dpuf

Giant cactus

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Regional symbol

Credit: Paula & Jim Damico

Waxy green skin

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Unique to the area

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Picky growers

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Enormous plants

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Suited to the environment

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Beauty and purpose

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Spreading the love

Credit: NPS

SImilar but different

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Flowering cousins

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Unique creations

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

Identifiable species

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher

– See more at: http://www.livescience.com/54822-photos-cardon-cactus-sonoran-desert.html#sthash.EiIIzevj.dpuf

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