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Plants Live in Different Places

Grade 2
Plant noun (LIVING THING)
A1 [C] a living thing that grows in earth, in water, or on other plants,
usually has a stem, leaves, roots, and flowers, and produces seeds:

Plants live in different places


Everything that is living needs a home. A plant is a living thing. Plants
grow. They need water, sunlight and soil to live and grow properly. For a plant
to grow like it is supposed to it needs to live where they can get what they
need.
Because there are many different kinds of plants they grow in many different
places. The place that a plant lives in is called a habitat. There are many
different types of habitats that make a home for plants.
Aerial Plants
Aerial plants hang on trees or any other support. Their roots absorb moisture
from the air. Aerial plants are plants that live in air or wind the wind serves
as the water of the plants. Most aerial plants are found in tropical and
equatorial regions of the world. In evergreen rain forests, the foliage is so
thick that some plants have evolved aerial roots to allow them to absorb
more sunlight.
Example of Aerial Plants

Orchids

Bromeliads
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Stag horn Ferns

Green Moss

Spider Plants

Terrestrial Plants
Terrestrial plants or land plants likes tree, shrubs, and grasses live on land.
Terrestrial plants can be further classified based on where you find them such
as deserts, grassland, or forest.

Grassland plants

Acacia tree

Cattail

Mango Tree

Desert Plants

Cactus

Joshua tree

Palo Verde

Desert Ironwood

Forest Plants

Oak tree

Birch Tree

Rafflesia

Hot Lips

Aquatic Plants
Aquatic plants or water plants live in water. Aquatic plants are plants that
have adapted to living in aquatic environments (saltwater or freshwater).

They are also referred to as hydrophytes or macrophytes.


These plants require special adaptations for living submerged in water, or at
the water's surface.

Duckweed

Water Hyacinth

Water Lilies

Hydrilla

Cambridge University Press (2006). Retrieved from


http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/plant
Orchids on trees. Retrieved from
http://thumb9.shutterstock.com/display_pic_with_logo/1747907/179739446/s
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Bromeliads on trees. Retrieved from http://4.bp.blogspot.com/GbQRP9cmfVg/UhUVFknDmcI/AAAAAAAABRI/JqUo5HYtMu4/s1600/blog+1.4+
bromeliads.jpg
Staghorn ferns. Retrieved from
http://mgonline.com/media/Images/s/staghorn02.jpg
Acacia Tree (n.d.). Retrieved from
https://savannaenvironment.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/acacia.jpg
Grassland plants name. Retrieved from
http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/471288-1344-54.jpg
Carmelita C. Coronel, etal (2005). Exploring and Protecting Our World. Manila
1253 Araneta Ave.., Quezon City: Vibal Publishing House, Inc.
Green Moss. Retrieved from
http://img.mota.ru/upload/wallpapers/2011/01/28/08/04/23998/mota_ru_101
2809-1920x1200.jpg
Hanging spider plants. Retrieved from
http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0190/6812/products/spider-plantbasket_2048x2048.jpg?v=1360454532
http://www.thegardenhelper.com/psd/spider_plant.jpg
Cattail plant. Retrieved from
http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/Plants/common
%20cattail/132s29.jpg
Mango tree. Retrieved from https://cdn-images1.medium.com/max/600/1*n7qHmMEseKedTRdrgHd91w.jpeg
Cactus in desert. Retrieved from
https://tjelser.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/img_6214.jpg
Joshua tree in desert. Retrieved from http://gomadnomad.com/wpcontent/uploads/2010/08/DSC_4401.jpg

Palo Verde tree in desert. Retrieved from


http://f.tqn.com/y/phoenix/1/S/i/V/4/StateTreePaloVerde_1500.jpg
Desert Ironwood. Retrieved from
https://www.desertmuseum.org/programs/images/Olntes25.jpg
Oak tree. Retrieved from
http://us.123rf.com/450wm/123render/123render1507/123render150700404/
42159296-oak-tree.jpg?ver=6
Birch tree. Retrieved from http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/x/colorful-aspenbirch-tree-6715184.jpg
Rafflesia. Retrieved from http://www.indonesiatourism.com/bengkulu/images/raflesia-arnoldii-bengkulu.jpg
Hot lips plant. Retrieved from http://poison5.com/wpcontent/uploads/2015/01/Psychotria-elata3-550x3661.jpg
Duckweed. Retrieved from http://gardenpool.org/wpcontent/uploads/2010/07/Duckweed-AQ-IALG.jpg
Water Hyacinth. Retrieved from
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ee/Water_hyacinth.jpg
Water Lilies. Retrieved from http://images.wisegeek.com/pink-water-lilies.jpg
Hydrilla. Retrieved from
http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/Plants/Hydrilla/mhydver26.jpg
Prepared by:
Erica Mae Sapalaran