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a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat biome
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period climate
a dry, barren area of land, especially one covered with sand, waterless, and without vegetation desert
a tropical forest, usually of tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall rainforest
the tallest layer in the rainforest. It is made up of a few wide, tall trees that grow taller than the canopy layer. emergent layer
a leafy roof formed by tall trees in a rainforest canopy
a layer of vegetation beneath the main canopy of a forest understory
a large open area of country covered with grass, especially one used for grazing grasslands
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees savanna
shedding the leaves annually, as certain trees and shrubs deciduous tree
also known as taiga or snow forest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces, and larches boreal forest
of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs having usually needle-shaped or scalelike leaves coniferous tree
a level or rolling treeless plain that is characteristic of arctic and subarctic regions tundra
a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen throughout the year, occurring chiefly in polar regions permafrost
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