Which cactus plants store water in their stems?

Answer All cactus plants store water in their stems. It's an energy, time, water and work saving adaptation of cactus plants to the extreme environments in which they live. In terms of the desert and the ... 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 »

Can you drink the water from saguaro cactus plants?

It probably isn't a good idea to drink the water from the saguaro cactus [Carnegiea gigantea]. A cactus plant tends to store its water in bitter or toxic forms. This discourages predators from raid... Read More »

How do plants transport water from their roots to their leaves?

The plants have internal tubes called xylem that facilitate this process. Inside the xylem, there is water. This water stretches directly from the roots to the leaves. When the water molecules are ... Read More »

Do all land plants get their water from their roots?

All land plants take part in a process called osmosis, in which the roots of the plant suck water from the soil and push the water up through the stem, to the foliage.References:Mad Sci Network: Bo... Read More »