Temperate Woodland and Shrubland
Biology Biome Project
Weather and Climate
Precipitation: Annual rainfall is 10-17 inches. Most rain falls in the winter.
There is a noticeable dry and wet season.
For Example: Coyotes, Jack rabbits, mule deer, lynx, wild goats, vultures, eagles, lizards, honey bees and praying mantis.
For Example: Acacia, Scrub oak, Chemise, toyon, yucca, cacti, grasses and aromatic herbs.
Animals: They can adapted to hot weather and dry weather. In special some animals like the jack rabbits have huge ears to regulated their body heat. They fur cover their feet which protected them from the heath of sand. Their color blend with the habitad where they live.
Plants: There are many plants that adapted to the environment where they live. Some plants have large leaves that holds moisture, so they can survive from fire. There are many too that shallow roots extend under the surface of the soils and that helps catching rain water. Many leaves had waxy coatings that reflect the sunlight. Also there are plants that adapt to fire, their seeds will not grow until there is a fire. The seeds casing crack and the seeds will sprout.
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Mission: biomes. (n.d.) Retrieved from http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Laboratory/Biome/bioshrubland.html
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