Marram grass adaptations?

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Marram grass which is an Xerophyte
what are their adaptations?

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(Original post by Youwotm8)
Marram grass which is an Xerophyte
what are their adaptations?

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One is that they roll their leaves (which protects the lower epidermis) when transpiration rates are high, e.g. in hot or windy conditions.
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Sunken stomata so that moist air is trapped around it so the wanter potential gradient is much lower so the rate of transpiration/water loss is reduced


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