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Thorns are found in plants to

( A ) To get more stiffness to the stem
( B ) Protect plants from browsing animals
( C ) To protect flowers being plucked
( D ) To help climbers to hold on to the stem

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(B) is the right answer.

Axillary buds of stems may also get modified into woody, straight and pointed thorns. Thorns are found in many plants such as Citrus, Bougainvillea. They protect plants from browsing animals.
answered Apr 4, 2014 by pady_1