Desert Plants Lesson for Kids


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Which plant is only found in the Mojave Desert and not any other place?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a desert plant adaptation?

2. Joshua trees grow in groups that are called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test your knowledge of desert plants. You'll need to understand what plant adaptation is and answer questions about desert plants and flowers that are found in the Mojave Desert.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Name a plant that's only found in the Mojave Desert and know what you call their groups
  • Recognize examples of plant adaptation
  • Name the shape of a young barrel cactus
  • Know which desert plant closes its flowers on cloudy days and at night

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - take away important information from the related plant lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about desert plants to remember the shape of a young barrel cactus
  • Information recall - remember what you know about the the type of desert plant that closes its flowers at night and on cloudy days

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about these plants, check out the lesson called Desert Plants Lesson for Kids. The lesson will help students:

  • Learn how big the prickly pear cactus can be
  • Understand what an elephant tree's branches looks like
  • Know when wildflowers can cover the desert floor