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What are the characteristics of savannah vegetation?

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Characteristics of savannah vegetation are;

  • Vegetation consist of a mixture of scattered trees and dense growth of grass
  • Acacia trees dominant species
  • Trees are of medium heights and their crown are umbrella-shaped
  • Most trees are deciduous and shed their leaves during dry seasons
  • Some trees such as the baobab have swollen trunks to store water
  • Trees have deep tap roots to tap water below
  • Trees have thin leaves and thick bushes/riverine vegetation
  • The grasses are tall and have thick blades in wetter areas while in drier areas the grasses are shorter and tufted.

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