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 How does a cactus adapt to different environments?

Answer Most cactus are very slow growing, and do not acclimate well to different environments from where they are native. Like most plants, however, they can adapt slightly to different humidity, temperat... Read More »
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How do cactuses adapt to their environments?

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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 »
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How do cactus plants adapt to their habitats?

Cactus plants adapt to their extreme habitats by specializing body parts and functions. For example, the roots concentrate on anchoring the plant and on capturing nutrients and water from the soil.... Read More »
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Why are leaves modified to form spines in the cactus plant how then does the cactus plant make food?

The cactus adapted to its harsh environment by developing thick skin to slow the evaporation of water. The leaves changed in order to reduce the surface area that water could evaporate from and ove... Read More »
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