A cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, a family comprising about
127 genera with ... Most cacti live in habitats subject to at least some drought.
Many live in extremely dry environment...
Cacti make use of many structural adaptations, such as shallow roots, fixed
spines and thick stems, to survive in the desert where there is minimal rainfall.
House plants may even come with directions as to how much sunlight, shade and
water the plant needs to survive. So how do cacti that live in the desert survive ...
May 15, 2006 ... It's hot in the desert. It's awful dry too. Succulent plants such as cacti, aloes, and
agaves, beat the dry heat by storing plenty of water in their ...
Jul 23, 2006 ... Cacti have can be found in rain forests and as far north as Canada. But it is their
ability to thrive in the desert, where rain falls infrequently and ...
Most cacti were designed for life in the hot and dry deserts. ... below are some of
the characteristics of these plants that help them survive in this harsh climate.
The leaf-shaped sections that make up a prickly pear cactus are called pads. All
of these parts that make up a cactus are designed especially for life in the desert
Aug 4, 2015 ... Love that question! Yeeeahh! Im getting to write about cacti! I am a lifelong cactus
-nerd since age 13! (That is a 41 year career)And a desert rat, ...
Camels live in deserts that are hot and dry during the day, but cold at night. They
are well adapted ... Cacti are well adapted for survival in the desert. They have:.
Plants that live in the high desert climate have various adaptations ... This field
trip was designed for Upper ... Cacti - Cactus pads are modified stems with a