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Chapter 2


Biome A group of land ecosystems with similar climate and organisms.
Canopy Tall trees that form a leafy roof.
Understory A second layer of shorter trees and vines.
Desert an area that receives less than 25 cm of rain per year.
Grassland And area that is populated mostly by Grasses and non-woody plants.
Savanna A savanna receives as much as 120 cm of rain each year.
Deciduous Trees Trees that Shed their leaves and grow new ones each year.
Coniferous Trees Trees that produce their Seeds in Cones and have leaves shaped like Needles.
Tundra An Extremely cold and dry biome.
Permafrost Most of the soil is Frozen all year. That frozen soil is permafrost.
Created by: gorellanareyes