Temperate deciduous Woodlands

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  • Temperate deciduous Woodlands
    • climate
      • Moderate, four distinct seasons,  7 growing months, rainfall throughout year.
    • Adaptations
      • Broad leaves lost in winter to prevent moisture loss
        • Grow back in summer to intercept rain and catch sunlight
      • Long roots to reach deep minerals
      • Ridged, knobbly bark protects frost
      • Stratified, adapted to the amount of light received
      • Wildflowers bloom in early spring when there is light
    • Valuble
      • Education, grazing, habitat, recreation, timbre production, game management
    • Conservationof woodland
      • thoughtful use of resources, managing landscape to protect existing eco system and cultural features


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