About Cacti

Most species of cacti have lost true leaves and retain spines. Many live in extremely dry environments and have adapted to conserve water in dry periods. 

 

Origin: Cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae. The family is known to have over 1750 species.

Cacti are native to the Americas and are known to range from Patagonia in South America up to Northern Canada. 

Most species of cacti have lost true leaves and retain spines. Many live in extremely dry environments and have adapted to conserve water in dry periods. 

 

How to care for Cacti