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Evergreen trees are most prevalent in the northerly latitudes of the northern hemisphere, where they are the primary components of the taiga, or boreal, forest and montane forest biomes. Evergreen trees are also found in... More »

Conifers, such as spruce, pine, rosemary and yew, are evergreen trees and shrubs. Boxwood, holly and Evergreen Viburnum are deciduous evergreen shrubs. Yucca is an evergreen succulent. More »

Evergreen trees such as pine, fir and spruce retain their foliage throughout all seasons, while deciduous trees such as oak and maple lose their foliage completely during the winter. The live oak and rhododendron are eve... More »

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The eight biomes found on Earth are the tundra, taiga, temperate deciduous forest, scrub forest or chaparral, grassland, desert, tropical rain forest and temperate rain forest. Biomes, also referred to as ecosystems, are... More »

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The trees in the taiga have thick bark that protects them from low-heat wildfires. Mild fires often burn away sick trees and allow new growth. They also burn the canopy of the trees and allow sunlight to pass and reach t... More »