Seasons and Flowering Plants
Name: Danny R.
How does a flowering plant allows them to survive for periods of time through
the changing seasons?
Plants have various adaptations to survive variations in the environment. Perennials
(or plants that grow for more than one
year/season), often have thick roots or bulbs to store resources. Deciduous trees drop
their leaves in preparation for winter. Evergreens have thick waxy needles, etc. For dry
climates and deserts, here is an example:
Anthony Brach, Ph.D
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Update: June 2012