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conifer

any GYMNOSPERM tree or shrub of the group Coniferae, including pines and spruces, which are more northerly forms, and cedars, yews and larches, which are the more temperate forms. Most are tall, forest trees, usually evergreen, but some, e.g. larches, are deciduous. Many have needle-shaped leaves. Usually they are MONOECIOUS, possessing separate male and female cones.
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Confidence limits for model averaged parameter estimates for basal area, DBH, lowland forest, and lowland coniferous forest (terms in best-fitting models), however, bounded 0 (Table 5).
Coniferous forests were significantly preferred in two study areas (H4, L1), whereas badgers completely avoided coniferous forests for den sites in area H2.
Both analyses with the NOAA and AIMS land cover data were reasonably consistent with most locations either in deciduous or mixedwood forest areas (as expected) and fewer in coniferous forest.
MAN OF THE COUNTRY At an age when others are winding down Bob Lee planted by hand a mixed coniferous woodland at Mindrum.
This well is also drilled to the Coniferous producing formation.
MATERIALS AND METHODS--There are 3,461 ha of coniferous forests in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas; most is on dry slopes with pinnon-juniper (Pinus-Juniperus) associations, which are not habitat of red squirrels (Findley, 1961).
However, the needle-like leaves on coniferous evergreen trees stay green and produce food during winter.
To refine the PA Gap model for northern flying squirrels, we created a forest history data layer that tracked the consistency of the coniferous forest cover classification over time.
From one of the best natural-history university presses around, this reference is an illustrated guide to the development of coniferous tree species in North America.
Japanese cedar (sugi) and Japanese cypress (hinoki) account for the most common domestic coniferous thinnings.
volunteers from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority have already confirmed the presence of reds at Greenfield, which coincides with the maturing of the site's coniferous trees, now seeding and providing a vital food source for the species.
Do not plant evergreen or coniferous hedges once the weather turns cold.