The Mojave Desert
desert is an area that gets less than 10 inches of rain a year. In Southern
Nevada, we get about 4 inches of rain every year.
Las Vegas is a city in the Mojave
Desert. We can live in the desert because we get most of our water from
Desert plants get water when it rains and then they
store it for when they need it. The roots and leaves of cactus plants
get fat with water when it rains.