How do cactus survive in the desert?

Answer Cacti (plural) is a common name given to a group of xerophytic plants (adapted to dry regions).They are able to survive to to a number of unique adaptations to their morphology.They have long roots... Read More »

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How do cactus plants survive in the desert?

Cactus (as most desert plants) plants survive in near desert conditions, on almost no water. They manage this because of several adaptations to their stems and leaves that they have developed over... Read More »

How does a cactus adapt in a desert?

It all depends on the place it is in. In a particular desert there is an ocean nearby. The water condensates and then the cacti take all of the moisture in. It keeps that for a long time. Any wat... Read More »

Why does the cactus have to live in the desert?

Answer Cacti are drought resistant - they can survive for weeks or months without water.

Interesting Facts About Desert Cactus Plants?

Cactus get their name from the Greek word "kaktos," meaning "thistle." One of the most familiar cactus is the aloe vera whose spiny stems are filled with a gel that is soothing to burns. Though sl... Read More »