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How did cactuses evolve?
...s evolved into the leafless succulent cactus. "The cactus
form is often heralded as a striking example of th...s of leafy shrubs and trees, is where the earliest cactus
lineages began. Using field studies and environmental modeling, Edwards and Donoghue found that the ...
Which came first, the moth or the cactus?
...th depends on a single plant species -- the senita cactus
-- both for its food and for a place to lay eggs. The senita cactus
is equally dependent upon the moth, the only species that pollinates its flowers. Senita cacti and s...