Biotic: Ironwood And The Sonoran Desert

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The soil commonly found is alkaline which allows the desert plants to grow and gain nutrients through the roots in the ground. the temperature allows for Predators to be able to hunt for longer stretches of time in cooler temperatures and often rest in the shade in preparation of hunting in the warmer temperatures. the sand dunes help to Prevent soil erosion by storing sand that replaces the eroded sand below with more sand so the total amount of sand in an area does not decrease.

Ironwood (tree): Ironwood is one of the largest and longest-lived Sonoran Desert plants, reaching 45 feet in height and living as long as 1,500 years. Ironwood provides shade and protection for vulnerable plants that inhabit the Sonoran Desert, as
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