Desert & Grassland
Long root systems spread out wide or go deep into the ground to absorb water.
Some plants have a waxy coating on the stems and leaves which help them reduce water loss.
which reduces water loss.
Roots of prairie grasses extend deep into the ground to absorb as much moisture as they can.
Many take advantage of exposed, windy conditions and are wind pollinate.
Prairie grasses are able to bend in the wind because of the soft stems they have.