Tag: thorns

  • Why Do Some Plants Have Thorns

    Why Do Some Plants Have Thorns

    It’s a tough world out there for a plant. Not only do they have to contend with the elements, but they also have to worry about being eaten by herbivores. One way that plants have evolved to protect themselves from being eaten is by growing thorns. Thorns are sharp, pointy outgrowths that can deter animals […]