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Biome A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organsims
Climate The average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds, and clouds in an area
Desert A dry region that on average receives less than 25 cm of precipitation each year
Rain Forest A forest that receives at least 2 meters of rain each year mostly occurring in the tropical area zone
Emergent layer The tallest layer of the rain forest that receives the most sunlight
Canopy A leafy roof formed by all trees in a rainforest
Understory A layer of shorter trees and vines that grow in the shade of a forest canopy
Grassland An area populated mostly by grasses and other non-woody plants that gets 25 to 75 cm of rain each year
Savanna A grassland located close to the equator that may include shrubs and small trees and receives as much as 120 cm of rain each year
Deciduous Tree A tree that sheds its leaves during a particular season and grows new ones each year
Boreal forest Dense forest of evergreens located in the upper region of the Northern Hemisphere
Coniferous tree A tree that produces its seeds in cones and has needle- shaped leafs coated in a waxy substance to reduce water loss
Tundra An extremely cold and dry biome climate region characterized by short cool summers and bitterly cold winters
Permafrost Permanently frozen soil found in the tundra biome climate region
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