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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cactus

A cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, a family comprising about 127 genera with some 1750 ...

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A cactus is adapted to life in a hot climate. Cacti are well adapted for survival in the desert. They have: Stems that can store water. Widespread root systems that  ...

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Cactus Up Close Cactus owe their success in the desert to their structural adaptations. While other desert plants may have similar features such as spines and ...

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Cacti live in the desert where there is little water so losing water through transpiration is deadly! Page 4. Roots. • Spread out wide from the plant. • Grow close to ...

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A cactus is an amazing plant with special adaptations for survival. In this lesson, explore unique facts about cacti, their habitat, and cool...

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Anatomy and Adaptations: Cacti have many adaptations that allow them to live in dry areas; these adaptations let the plant collect water efficiently, store it for ...

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Cacti are water savers. A shower of rain and their surface roots shall quickly absorb lot of water. This they store in their green photosythetic succulent stem.

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Cacti have evolved several adaptations that allow them not only to survive, but to thrive in the desert. Color: In places that get a lot of rainfall, ...

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So how do cacti that live in the desert survive by being deprived of water and ... Cacti are real survivors, packed full with evolutionary adaptations to endure their  ...