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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands is a group of biomes in which the climate is temperate to semi-arid.

  • water : semi arid (wet season, dry season in summer)
  • temperature : warm to hot season (often with a cold to freezing season in winter)
  • soil : fertile
  • plants : grass
  • animals : many mammals, birds, insects…

Grasslands are characterized by grasses and other erect herbs, usually without trees or shrubs. Temperate grasslands occur in the dry temperate interiors of continents.

See also : Steppe

External link

more on this biome (http://www.panda.org/about_wwf/where_we_work/ecoregions/global200/pages/habitat/habitat08.htm)



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