How Does a Cactus Make Its Own Food?

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A cactus makes its own food by using photosynthesis. All other plants use the same process to make food. The difference is a cactus has spines instead of leaves so the process of photosynthesis takes place in the stem. The cactus stem has chlorophyll.
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The vast majority of cacti carry on photosynthesis inside the stem instead of inside leaves.
This characteristic preserves their water stores, but limits photosynthesis efficiency and results in slow growth.
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