Plant Adaptations Activity Question 3



Choose one of the photos below that best matches the plant adaptation described.

Drought evaders are plants that live only where there is a lot of water. Potholes, seeps, springs, rivers and streams are examples of places where there is water in the desert. In Arches National Park, drought evader plants might grow near the Colorado River or in Courthouse Wash.

3. Which plant below best illustrates a drought evader?
(Click on the photo of the plant that is drought evader.)

A small green shrub with large yellow flowers
This plant lives throughout the park.

© Alicia Lafever

A large tree with many green leaves, growing among red sandstone walls
Cottonwoods need quite a bit of water
and live by washes or rivers.

© Al Schneider

Last updated: July 3, 2021

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