Desert plants have adapted to the extremes of heat and aridity by using both
physical and behavioral mechanisms, much like desert animals.
When you imagine a desert, what do you think of first? Maybe it's sand, heat, or
Gila monsters, but most likely it's cactus. Cacti are probably the most memorable
Most people recognize this mature Russian thistle as common tumbleweed. But
not many would recognize it in its green, succulent juvenile stage before it ...
There is something else that sets apart deserts, which is its flora. The desert
plants are typically beautiful in their own way, plants which we won't find
A childrens' guide to the plants and flowers of the desert.
This collection of desert landscaping plants includes perennials, cacti and shrubs
that can be used as foundation plants for desert gardening. Our desert plants ...
Most desert species have found remarkable ways to survive by evading drought.
Desert succulents, such as cacti or rock plants (Lithops) for example, survive ...
The desert plants featured on this Web page have a natural beauty which can
enhance any desert landscape. All plants shown are chosen for their hardiness ...
Many of the fascinating features of desert plants are adaptations -- traits that help
the plant survive in its harsh environment. Desert plants have two main ...
Desert: Plants Short grasses, sagebrush, creosote bushes, and cacti are just a
few of the plants that can be found in the desert. Plant abundance and variety are