The Coastal Biome of North Carolina
All about NC's Coastal Plains!
The climate of the coastal biome is humid subtropical. The winters are dry and the summers are wet. The most precipitation occurs in July and August. In the summer the temperature ranges from 80 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit while in the winter the temperature ranges from 40 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
Eastern Box Turtles
This remarkable reptile can live up to 100 years!
Fox Squirrels are miraculous mammals that disperse seeds in their ecosystems.
Great Horned Owls
These bodacious birds have soft feathers that help keep them warm and reduce the amount of sound made while they are flying!
Pitcher Plants are one of the few carnivorous plants!
Northern Red Oaks
The height of the Northern Red Oak increases about 24 inches a year!
Rhododendrons come in a variety of wonderful colors such as purple, white, orange, and pink!