The Thorn forests and scrubs are found in the north western part of the country adding up semi arid areas of Rajasthan,Gujarat,Madhya Pradesh,Chattisgarh,Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.
The trees are scattered and have long roots penetrating deep into the soil in order to get moisture.
The stems are succulent to conserve water.
Leaves are mostly small and thick to minimize evaporation.
Flora-Acacias,palms,cacti and euphorbias are the main plants of these forests.
Fauna-Rats,mice,rabbits,fox,wolf,lions,tiger,lion,horses and camels are the common animals found here.