‘ Xeros is­the ’ Gree k word for ‘dry’.

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XEROPHYTES. Suc­cu­lents and cacti are They’ve adapted to sur­vive where most plants would shrivel and die. Like camels, they can store and save their own wa­ter. They col­lect mois­ture in their fat fleshy stems and leaves sav­ing it up for when they need it most - ideal for gar­den­ers who need to save wa­ter!

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