What are plants adapted to grow in the sand called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What are plants adapted to grow in the sand called?
 
(a) Halophytes
 
(b) Hydrophytes
 
(c) Mesophytes
 
(d) Psammophytes
 
The question was asked in homework.
 
The query is from Organisms and Populations in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct choice is (d) Psammophytes
 
Easiest explanation: The plants adapted to live in the sand are called psammophytes. They have an adventitious root system. They are also found along seas, sands along rivers and large lakes where sand is available.