Photo Blog #18 (Xerophyte)


This is a picture of a succulent garden, it is a small group of plants that like warm climate and require very little water. These plants can be referred to as xerophytes which means a plant that needs very little water. Other well known plants that require very little water are aloe vera plants and cacti. These are plants that are commonly found in the desert because they can withstand great heat and hold water for very long amounts of time. This is also why they are used as a source of fluid in survival shows, because they hold water for weeks without rain.


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