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Unformatted text preview: Biome Locations? Dominant Plant Forms? Plant and Animal Adaptations? Climate? Connection to Water? Tundra Poles, Siberia, High Elevations Shrubs, lichens, mosses, short grasses, wildflowers, dwarfed trees Animals Insulation, minimize exposure to harsh temperatures, hibernations, migrations, mosquito anti-freeze Plants- Short Plant reproduction period Dry and cold ( key ) Like a cold desert. Permafrost (so cold that the ground is completely solid most of the year). Taiga Canada, Russia (land under Siberia), 50-60 degrees north latitude (tend to see in Northern Hemisphere) Coniferous trees, lichens and mosses, small herbaceous plants, Animals Animals are insulated, tend to hibernate, migrations Plants- dense tree stands (a grouping of trees), coniferous shape (so snow slides off), evergreens (photosynthesis all year round) Summer Precipitation, Seasonality long cold winters....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BIO 220 taught by Professor Cassiemajetic during the Fall '07 term at Allegheny.
- Fall '07