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Sonoran Desert of extreme southeastern California, southern Arizona and adjoining northwestern Mexico.
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Creamy-white, three inch wide flowers with yellow centers bloom May and June. Clustered near the ends of branches, the blossoms open during cooler desert nights and close again by the next midday. The saguaro flower is the state flower of Arizona.
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