Write any three characteristics of the Thorny Forests and Scrubs.



Answer to be written in the exam:

Thorny forests and scrubs:

These are found in regions with less than 70 cm of rainfall. The natural vegetation consists of thorny trees and bushes

  • This type of vegetation is found in the northwestern part of the country, including semi-arid areas of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana.

  • Acacias, palms, euphorbias, and cacti are the main plant species.

  • Trees are scattered and have long roots penetrating deep into the soil in order to get moisture.

  • The stems are succulent to conserve water. Leaves are mostly thick and small to minimize evaporation.

  • In these forests, the common animals are rats, mice, rabbits, foxes, wolves, tigers, lions, wild asses, horses, and camels.

* Write any 3 features.

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