Deciduous Forest

Vegetation Zone

Basic Information

The northeast asian forest biome or deciduous forest is located at 30 degrees to 45 degrees north latitude and 130 degrees to 145 degrees east longitude. On average the northeast asian forest receives 30 to 60 inches of rain fall an has an average temperature of 50 degrees. In a deciduous forest Their are five vegetation zones, first is tress such as oak, beech, maple, chestnut hickory, elm, basswood, linden, walnut, and sweet gum trees. This level ranges from 60 to 100 feet in size. The second zone is the small tree and sapling zone, it has young trees. The third zone is called the shrub zone, this zone has shrubs are called rhododendrons, azaleas, mountain laurel, and huckleberries. The forth zone is the herd zone, it contains short plants and herbal plants. The final zone is the Ground zone. It contains lichen, club mosses, and true mosses.

Ever deciduous forest has four distinct seasons summer, fall, winter, spring. During the winter months the trees that have leaves become bare with no leaves. These forests have farms and towns and many animals that live their. The east half of the united states is a big deciduous forest. Many birds that live in the forest migrate south to stay warm during the winter months.