Saguaro (Carnegia gigantea) Small Cacti
Common Names: Saguaro, Giant Cactus
Botanical Name: (Carnegia gigantea)
Description: Carnegia gigantea is a giant and fast growing cactus native to the extreme desert conditions found in Nth. Mexico and SW US. In its natural habitat it can grow up to 12m.
Note the picture is of a giant cacti in its natural habitat. This is a small cacti.
Ethnobotanical History Used to make Saguaro wine, a ritual wine. The pulp is boiled down or fermented to produce a sweet brown syrup, which is then added to beer or wine to make Saguaro wine.
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