Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 4, Ecosystems and Communities - Real-World Lab - Pre-Lab - Abiotic Factors and Plant Selection - Page 122: c


An adaptation for plants in low precipitation environments is thin needle-shaped leaves.

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Thin needle-like leaves lose less water than broad leaves. Plants that have long, thin needle-like leaves conserve more water because they have less surface area for water to escape.
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