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Invertebrates of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona

Kenneth J. Kingsley

Invertebrates of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Cooperative Park Studies Unit, School of Renewable Natural Resources in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Invertebrates -- Arizona -- Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.,
  • Invertebrate populations -- Monitoring -- Arizona -- Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.,
  • Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth J. Kingsley.
    SeriesTechnical report -- no. 60., Technical report (Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit (Tucson, Ariz.)) -- no.60.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service., Geological Survey (U.S.), Cooperative National Park Resources studies Unit (Tucson, Ariz.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 187 p. :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15565406M

    Last Light on a saguaro cactus at Organ Pipe National Monument, Arizona.


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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is located along the Arizona-Mexico border and is the only area in the United States where the organ pipe cactus grows wild. We visited Organ Pipe in mid-February and spent a few days exploring the expansive landscape there.

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I signed up for a hike here in Organ Pipe Cactus National Park. Or rather I should say I signed up for a shuttle ride to the trail head. As I was walking toward the meeting place with a backpack full of emergency supples and a gallon of water (at that time, I was the only one signed up for the shuttle, and I wanted to be prepared for a long solo hike in the heat), a guy on a bicycle.

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Ajo, AZ. 12, likes talking about this 17, were here. The official page for Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument /5(). About Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument In southwestern Arizona, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument preserves a diverse and relatively undisturbed sample of the Sonoran Desert of particular interest to desert aficionados.

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Stenocereus thurberi, the organ pipe cactus or pitahaya, is a species of cactus native to Mexico and the United species is found in rocky desert. Two subspecies are recognized based on their distribution and height. The Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is named for the species.

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