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Crested Saguaro Cactus


Posted by Jakejacoby on Fri Apr 08, 2022 9:01 am

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Deformed and unusual growth.
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by david fletcher on Fri Apr 08, 2022 10:09 am
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Super sighting Jake. Remarkable deformity.
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by SantaFeJoe on Fri Apr 08, 2022 10:14 am
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I love these things! There are people who hunt to find them. Hope to photograph them one day.

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by Jakejacoby on Fri Apr 08, 2022 10:40 am
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SantaFeJoe wrote:
I love these things! There are people who hunt to find them. Hope to photograph them one day.

https://www.experiencescottsdale.com/stories/post/quest-for-the-crested-saguaro/

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There were several in Sabino National Park in Tucson Joe.  Good Luck.
 

by Tom Whelan on Fri Apr 08, 2022 11:42 pm
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Fine image of this unusual form, the cholla is a nice touch at the base of the saguaro.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Apr 11, 2022 7:32 pm
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Strange indeed. I wonder what caused the deformity.
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