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wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-does-a-cactus-live-without-water

Spines protect cacti from animals that eat plants and also help to reduce water loss by ... Specialized stems allow cacti to store water for a long time, since rainfall is often ... We're sure some of our Wonder Friends do live in desert areas.

worldofsucculents.com/how-does-a-cactus-live-without-water

Jun 28, 2015 ... Given the areas where they live, though, water is often scarce. ... as a tall, green, prickly plant that manages to survive the desert heat without water. ... Specialized stems allow cacti to store water for a long time, since rainfall is ...

dengarden.com/gardening/How-Often-Should-I-Water-A-Cactus

Dec 22, 2016 ... Yes, cacti are extremely hardy plants which can go long periods of time ... Although cacti can survive without water for weeks on end, there's no ...

www.whyzz.com/how-can-a-cactus-live-without-water

Plants need water to survive, which is an idea you're probably already pretty ... cactuses have thick stalks which allow them to store water for a long time and ...

www.quantumbooks.com/other/how-cacti-can-live-without-water

Cacti do not live without water, but they manage to survive long periods in a remarkable way, with no rain. Plants growing in normal environmental conditions  ...

www.hunker.com/13427961/how-long-can-plants-live-without-water

Oct 16, 2009 ... Plants can't live without water, but how often they need to receive it to ... Succulent plant expert Dr. Park Nobel discusses cactus water needs in ... In arid regions, native trees and shrubs can survive long periods without rain.

www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/z69rkqt

Oct 8, 2007 ... Its roots are spread out to collect water when it does rain and it stores water in its body for future use. An expert explains how a cactus can survive for years between rainstorms by living off the water it ... This clip is from: Science Clips, Helping Plants Grow Well ... Look back on School Report News Day 2017.

www.livescience.com/4188-cacti-survive-surprising-strategies-quench-thirst.html

Jul 23, 2006 ... Cacti have can be found in rain forests and as far north as Canada. ... of adaptations to survive living in the desert," said plant evolutionary biologist Erika Edwards. ... The pleated ribs of a saguaro expand like an accordion when water is ... While most plants open up their stomata during the day, cacti and ...

home.howstuffworks.com/succulents-go-without-water.htm

This cactus is an example of a succulent. Cacti are the largest family of succulents, but they aren't the only ones -- close to 30 plants families have succulents ...