Temperate deciduous forest
is a forest where the trees seasonally drop their leaves.
Temperate vs Tropical and
More exactly, they drop their leaves typically during
winter - the cold
This is different from tropical and subtropical deciuous forests, where
the trees drop their leaves during dry
Where are these Forests Found and
leaf-dropping forests are found in Europe, Russia, Korea, Japan, China,
South America, Central Mexico, Canada and the United States.
Flowering while Leafless
of these trees flower while they are leafless. This is to help
pollination - the flowers are more visible and also easier for wind to
pollinate while there are no leaves. The disadvantage of this is that
in some countries these plants risk their flowers getting damaged by
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