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Egypt plants are surprisingly varied and lush for a country which has such a large area of desert.
Plant life includes desert species such as succulents, as well as water-based species such as reeds, lotus flowers and papyrus and a range of tree species.
Vegetation in Egypt
Vegetation in Egypt varies according to the different eco-regions found in the country.
Most of the Western Desert is devoid of plant life, but in areas where there is a bit of water desert growth of perennials and grasses are found.
The coastal strip has a rich plant life in spring including reeds, marsh vegetation and other lush plantlife.
The Eastern Desert very little rainfall, but it has varied vegetation that includes tamarisk, acacia, and markh, thorny shrubs, small succulents and aromatic herbs.
The Nile and surrounds support many varieties of water plants, including lotus, more than 100 kinds of grasses, including bamboo and esparto, reeds and palms.
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