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Interesting Nature Facts #107 – Organ Pipe Cactus

by | Nov 23, 2019

The organ pipe cactus originated in the warm, dry tropics. When the global climate warmed at the end of the last Ice Age, the cactus slowly began migrating further north. It arrived in the Sonoran Desert only about 3500 years ago.

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