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A cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, a family comprising about 127 genera with ... This is a good article. Click here for more information.

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Cactus is the singular word for the plant, cacti or cactuses are the plural forms. ... The cactus generally lives in dry places prone to drought, such as deserts.

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The cactus family is one of the most easily recognized plant families in the world. Cactus grow on rocky hillsides, alluvial fans and in barren washes throughout ...

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Cactus is a type of plant that can store large amounts of water and survive in extremely hot and dry habitats. There are around 2000 different species of cactus  ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about cactus at Encyclopedia.com. ... The best known edible CAM plant is pineapple, which is cultivated on about half as ...

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Cactus Plants You probably know the cactus as a spiky green plant that grows in the desert. That may be true, but there's so much more to learn about cacti.

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A cactus is a plant that grows where the soil is dry and rocky—most usually in the desert. A cactus doesn't have leaves like other plants do. A cactus has spines ...

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Aug 22, 2016 ... The shape and size of the spines and the stems vary from one species to another . Different types of cactus plants can be seen as trees, shrubs, ...

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The Cactus plant is drastically different to most plants because, instead of bearing leaves that help to remove excess water via the medium of transpiration, Cacti ...

www.desertmuseum.org/kids/oz/long-fact-sheets/Saguaro%20Cactus.php

The saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) is one of the defining plants of the Sonoran Desert. These plants are large, tree-like columnar cacti that develop ...