mention two adaptations in plants growing in deserts that help them survive in scarcity of water? Pls answer fast.....

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long roots, fleshy green stem to do photosynthesis and spines instead of leaves are some adaptations in plants growing in deserts that help them survive them in scarcity of water
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a. spine leaves to reduce transpiration (loss of water).
b. long roots that go down in search of water
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1. They have long roots, which help them to absorb water that is present deep in the ground.
2. Plants like cactus have thorns, which does not allow much water to escape during evaporation.
 
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1)Their leaves has modified into spines to reduce water loss.
2)They well-developed roots to absorb deep underground water and minerals.
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