Coniferous forest/taiga

Locations/distribution of biome

Canada, Europe, Asia, and USA

Temperature range

-40c to 20c, summer temperature is 10c


300 to 900 millimeters of rain per year

5 plants that grow in this biome

Balsm fir, black spruce, Douglass fir, eastern red cedar, and jack pine

5 animals that live in this biome

Bald eagles, eastern milk snake, moose, kermodle bear, and western tanager

5 interesting facts

The white powder from the aspen tree can be used as a deodorant. It is the worlds largest land. Taiga is the Russian term for coniferous forest. The main source of food is the seeds produced by the conifer trees. Coniferous means cone bearing of coming from the cones