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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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- Fall '07
- Physiology, Temperate Deciduous Forest, deciduous trees, small herbaceous plants, distinct seasonality