are the home to many living things. In fact, deserts are second only to
tropical rainforests in the variety of plant and animal species that live
How do you think plants grow in a place that is very,
Many of the fascinating features of desert plants are
adaptations -- traits that help the plant survive in its harsh environment.
Desert plants have two main adaptations:
Ability to collect
and store water
Desert plants often look different than plants in any other
biome. Click on the questions to your left to learn more about desert plants
and see their pictures.
Features that reduce