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Saguaros, emblems of the desert, now claim higher ground

Saguaros, emblems of the desert, now claim higher ground

The saguaro cactus - a tall, handsome, enduring symbol of the Sonoran Desert - is proving to be an upwardly mobile species. In terms of elevation, that is.

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Saguaros, emblems of the desert, now claim higher ground

Saguaros, emblems of the desert, now claim higher ground

This saguaro grows under an oak tree "nurse plant" in a woodland area at 4,500 feet - well above the typical altitude for saguaros.

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