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This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c.All members of this genus use the method of photosynthesis knwn as C4. This allows for the more effective capture of carbon dioxide and thus less water loss through transpiration since the stomata do not have to be open for transpiration. This is an advantage in the arid environments where these plants are usually found.
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