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Desert plant

Plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte.

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Herbivores without predators

... size wouldn't yo yo a much as I thought . On the problem of a change of plant type -eaten grass repaced by broadleaves, either the animal eats both ... in number, and they would be lucky to avoid extinction in the resulting desert. In fact, come to think of it, given a desert due to overgrazing ...

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by animartco
Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
Views: 19227

Re: I need help identifying a plant.

that's not desert rose, it something from the family Crassulaceae, like stonecrop

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by JackBean
Fri Jul 01, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: I need help identifying a plant.
Replies: 1
Views: 1694

I need help identifying a plant.

This plant was given to me. I was told it was a desert rose, but I do not believe that is correct. It is kinda rubbery in feel. Any help on this would be great.

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by osirus3767
Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: I need help identifying a plant.
Replies: 1
Views: 1694

Dead plant, how long, can you tell?

... will be no green color especially in the meristematic regions of the plant body. Since you said No sun, then it means no light will penetrate ... hence, no green pigment will be formed. I think you are talking about desert plants where they don't need water or cool weather and survives for ...

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by hashemyemen
Fri May 28, 2010 5:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dead plant, how long, can you tell?
Replies: 7
Views: 4553

Desert Biome!

... deserts have these topographies but I think I should make a general statement. Also, what are typical climax community vegetation highlighting plant adaptations which enable plants to survive in the biome (cite at least three examples)?

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by swimchamp101
Sat Oct 10, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Desert Biome!
Replies: 2
Views: 5500
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