Plant Game page 2

Hairs on a leaf
Hairs on a leaf
Plant Parts

Right!

The hairs on this leaf are light in color and reflect light, so the plant is cooler. It's like wearing a white shirt instead of black shirt on a hot sunny day. The hairs also help to slow down the drying of the plant.

 
2. In a desert with very little rainfall, which plant do you think would survive in more places?
(Click on the photo matching your answer.)
 
Blackbrush
A short blackbrush shrub
 
cottonwood
A tall cottonwood tree

Last updated: January 18, 2016

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