Mojave Desert

Ecosystems- Reed Robinette


The Mojave Desert has an abundant amount of wild life, but some on the most popular are the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake, Coyote, Red Tailed Hawk and bats.


The Mojave desert doesn't have a wide variety of selections when it comes to plant life. Its main group of vegetation are multiple different type of cactus plants. Some different type are...

Hedgehog Cactus- Thick, upright stems forming a mound.

Barrel Cactus- Single fat stem that is circular

Cluster of Balls- Small round stems forming a large clump

Columnar Cactus- Thin or thick, upright tall stems branching from the base or sides of main trunk.


The Mojave desert is home to a multitude of organisms such as Rattle snakes, scorpions, Cactus flowers, tumble weeds and a lot of different type of cactus.

Role of Community

The role of the community is a long curricular list that is always moving and changing. The predators eats the small herbivore animals and the herbivore animals eat the plants and poop out the seeds and spread the plants across the desert.

Food Chain

The producers (Cactus and other vegetation) are eaten by the small herbivorous animals witch in return poop out the seeds to spread the plants or are eaten by a larger animal such as the red tailed hawk or coyote witch them could also become prey from the bobcats and mountain lions.