Seed of the Week: Saguaro

Okay, so maybe the mystery seed of the week was a bit tricky because not many people have the opportunity to see saguaro cactus seeds.

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The flowers and the fruit are on top of the arms, high in the air.

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The plants are only found in the Sonoran desert.

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Isn't it amazing that tiny black seeds the size of pinheads can grow into a giant like this.

If you are interested in hands on learning, check the saguaro cactus activities post.

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