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 How many cactus species are there?

Answer The exact number of cactus species depends upon the particular source that's accepted as an authority. Figures may range from around 2,000+ to as high as 6,000. It nevertheless may be said with a c... Read More »
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What kingdom phylum class order family genus species does the cactus belong to?

A cactus belongs to the plant kingdom, Plantae. It belongs to the flowering plant division, Magnoliophyta. It has two embryonic leaves. So it's a dicotyledonous member of the Magnoliopsida class an... 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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What is an exotic species&an invasive species?

Exotic and invasive are terms used by the United States Department of Agriculture to describe plant status in a given area of the United States. An exotic species has been introduced to one ecosyst... Read More »
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Does a Christmas cactus only bloom once a year in December My Christmas cactus bloomed in December and?

Christmas cactus will bloom if given long uninterrupted dark periods, about 12 hours each night. Begin the dark treatments in about mid-October to have plants in full bloom by the holidays. You can... Read More »
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