Useful Plants in the Chihuahuan Desert?

Answer Straddling the border between the United States and Mexico, the Chihuahuan Desert covers an area greater than 200,000 square-miles, making it the second-largest desert in North America. Plant life ... Read More »

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The Difference Between Desert Plants & Rainforest Plants?

Because desert plants and rainforest plants evolved in vastly different habitats, they have developed different styles of coping with their environments. These adaptations make them look different ... Read More »

How are animals useful to plants?

An ecosystem exists in balance through the mutually beneficial relationships that exist between plants and animals. In ecological terms, plants are producers, taking energy from the sun to fuel pho... Read More »

Desert Shade Plants?

Not all desert plants grow in the open with the hot sun beating down on them. A variety of plants in the desert thrive in the shade where the soil retains more moisture. Desert plants are adapted t... Read More »

Patagonian Desert Plants?

Once covered by dense temperate forest, the Patagonian desert is now a stark and windswept landscape covering 260,000 square miles in southern Argentina and Chile. Characterized by flat, grassy ste... Read More »