• Plants live just about everywhere on Earth.
  • To live in so many different habitats, they have evolved adaptations that allow them to survive and reproduce under a diversity of conditions.
  • All living plants today have terrestrial ancestors, but some plants now live in the water.
  • They have had to evolve new adaptations for their watery habitat.
  • Plants that are adapted to very dry environments are called xerophytes.
  • Their adaptations may help them increase water intake, decrease water loss, or store water when it is available.
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