By: Jeff Maxson, Matt Gray, Jager Illingsworth , and Sam Ensling. desert. Eastern Africa Eastern North America Asia Australia Northern Africa Southern Africa Eastern south America. Geographer (Where deserts are found). The soil in the desert is: Coarse Light Colored High in minerals
Common plants – shrubs (small bush)
Cacti (leafless plants with thick stems needle like spines)
Saguaro cactus (canon cactus in US thick upward growing branches
Grows in Sonoran Desert
Yuccas (evergreen plants with tall, thick steamsbotanist
Small grasses colonize in spare spots
More grasses and possibly some other plants as sand dune stabilizes
Bushes colonize a fear cacti colonize
Cacti increase in number and type
Cacti form full community with variety of types and age classesbotanist
The small animals ( mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects) that strive off each other in the desert.Food web
Animals have adapted by being able to take small amounts of water in there system and stay cool.
Most animals hunt at night because it’s the coolest time and its usually when more animals( prey ) are out.
Have adapted different ways to go with out water for a while.Adaption