Deciduous Forest

Lee M

General Description

Are located in mid-latitude areas, it's average yearly temperature is 10 degrees celsius.

http://teachersntraining.wikispaces.com/Deciduous+Forest+Biome


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Types of Animals

Garter snakes, turtles and amphibians


Types of Plants

Oak, maple, beech, hickory, chestnut, mountain laurel, azaleas and mosses.


Annual Rainfall

750 to 1500 mm per year.


Average Yearly Temperature

10 degree celsius


Soil Type

Bare soil or sand


Amount of sunlight

Deciduous forest don't receive much sunlight because of their dense canopies.


Geographical location in the world (lat/long)

http://bioexpedition.com/temperate-deciduous-forest-biome/

Eastern US, Canada, Europe, China and Japan.

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Unusual fact about biome

The first deciduous trees evolved about 180,000,000 years ago.


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