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Desert Plants

Desert Plants

by Susan Reading
     
 
Explores the way in which some plants, & the animals that depend on them, have developed to survive in desert conditions. Many amazing adaptations, from the highly specialized cacti, with their swollen stems & spiny leaves, to the desert ephemerals that flower, set seed & die within days, are portrayed. Explains what a desert is, describes deserts of the world, &

Overview

Explores the way in which some plants, & the animals that depend on them, have developed to survive in desert conditions. Many amazing adaptations, from the highly specialized cacti, with their swollen stems & spiny leaves, to the desert ephemerals that flower, set seed & die within days, are portrayed. Explains what a desert is, describes deserts of the world, & provides fascinating details of how plants live in the deserts. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs & drawings. Includes a glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816024216
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1990
Series:
Plant Life Ser.
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.77(w) x 10.58(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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