The names of some common desert plants include agave, cactus, yucca and mesquite. These plants have evolved ways to survive the scarcity of water that is a feature of life in the desert. More »

There are numerous types of plants that grow in the desert, but the most common are cactus, sage brush, brittle brush, Joshua trees and short types of grasses. The types of plants that do well in the desert adapt to dry ... More »

The types of plants that grow in the desert include various forms of cacti, low-lying plants like yucca and agave, and trees like verdes and palms. While classified differently, these plants share characteristics that he... More »

Some plants that live on mountains include chaparral, red moss, quillwort, prickly pear cactus and quaking aspen tree. Other varieties of plants include juniper, mapledotted blazing star, dogwood, golden currant and Colo... More »

There are numerous types of plants that grow in the desert, but the most common are cactus, sage brush, brittle brush, Joshua trees and short types of grasses. The types of plants that do well in the desert adapt to dry ... More »

Desert plants include cactus, unicorn plant, desert lily, western peppergrass, turtleback, paperflower, century plant, blue palo verde, desert mariposa tulip, desert sand verbena, sagebrush, creosote bush and pale trumpe... More »

Date palms and acacias are two types of plants found in the Sahara Desert. Tamarisks are another type of plant found in the Sahara. More »