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Name the biomeBiome Name
Replace thorn forests toward the Equator
Annual rainfall 23 cm, range 28C, low species and soil biota richness
Great seasonal temperature changes, increased plant growth in the spring
Temperature range 7C, annual rainfall 42 cm, moderately rich soil biota
Annual rainfall 31 cm, range 41 C
Trees lose leaves during hot, dry season. Soil is highly nutrient rich. Temeprature range is 5.4C
Mild wet winters, cold dry summers
Vegetation must be grazed or burned or else the land will turn into forest
Forbs are common, plants are adapted to grazing and fire
Very rich soil biota, land is used for grazing and agriculture
Expanses of grass with scattered trees in Central and Eastern Africa
Found at lower elevations on temperature zone mountains
Temperature range is 2.2C, plant, animal, and soil biota are all highly rich
Scarce rainfall mostly in summer, winter storms, temperature range of 9.5 C and annual rainfall of 15 cm
Cold long winters, short hot summers, perennial herbs and small shrubs
23 C temperature range, 38 cm rainfall, low plant richness but high seed eating bird richness
Moderately rich in plant species, VERY rich in animal species, poor soil biota
Name the biomeBiome Name
Warm temperatures support photosynthesis in tree with evergreen leaves
Warm and rainy all year round
Temperature range 7 C, annual rainfall 42 cm, moderately rich soil biota
Cool wet mild winters, warm dry mild summers
Western coasts of continents in middle to high latitudes
Heavy summer rainfall, little winter rainfall, Acacia genus common
Rainfall highest in July, dominant mammals are moose and hare
Similar to boreal forest but with wetter winters and cooler summers
24C range, 31 cm of annual rainfall, rich soil biota
Cold, dry winters and warm, dry summers, soil biota is poor in species
Interiors of large continents at middle to high latitudes
Extremely high plant richness especially in Australia and South Africa
Similar to boreal forest but with wetter winters and cooler summers
High total rainfall exceeding 250 cm annually
Range: 10.7 C, rainfall: 74 cm, moderate to low plant richness, rich in mammals, moderate amount of birds, insects, reptiles
Constant permafrost
Belts around 30 degrees North and South latitude

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