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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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Cacti in the American desert. 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.

www.desertusa.com/cactus/the-cactus.html

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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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 ...

www.nashturley.org/2015/02/17/spines-photosynthetic-tricks-and-other-marvels-of-cacti-evolution

Feb 17, 2015 ... At some point early in the evolution of cacti their leaves evolved to be smaller ... So as adaptation to very dry desert environments cacti evolved ...

biocircuits.ucsd.edu/outreach/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Cacti-Adaptation-10-6-11.pdf

Grow close to the ground's surface. • Collect surface water. Fibrous Roots. Taproots. • Anchor the cacti. • Store food want water deep underground away from hot.

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Apr 19, 2015 ... Deserts are hot and very little water is available for plants, To survive ,cactus and other plants develop some special features and ...

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The saguaro cactus has many adaptations w. hich allow it to survive in its native desert biome. Many of the saguaro cactus's adaptations are shared. with other ...

www.quora.com/How-do-cactus-adapt-to-the-environment-What-are-some-adaptation-examples

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, plants ...

www.scienceiq.com/facts/cactisurvive.cfm

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  ...