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Plant Biology > Water Relations > Topic 3: Plant Adaptations for Water Stress

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Plants growing in many parts of California must survive long periods of low rainfall and hot, dry weather. Discover what adaptations plants need to survive conditions at Alamitos Creek, in central California.


What you'll learn in this topic

  • How the concept of water potential applies to a real life situation with plants.
  • How plants are adapted to survive dry conditions.
  • How to select plants that will grow at Alamitos Creek.


Your task is to select plants for Jenny that are well-suited for Alamitos Creek.

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