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Vegetation Zones

tall trees with large leaves that remain green all year broadleaf evergreen forest
treeless plain with grasses, mosses, and small shrubs that are adapted to very cold weather tundra
vegetation depends on elevation highlands
forest with trees that have needles and cones; stay green all year and are adapted to cold climates coniferous forest
area with little vegetation (cacti and hardy, tough bushes) desert
small trees and shrubs adapted to dry climates desert scrub
trees that lose their leaves every winter deciduous forest
small trees and shrubs adapted to a mediterranean climate chapparal
grassland found in midlatitude climates temperate grassland
grassland found in tropical climates, usually associated with a tropical wet and dry climate tropical grassland
area covered by snow and ice; no plants ice cap
mix of coniferous and deciduous trees mixed forest
Created by: rowej78



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