My Question. I wanted to look at specific winter adaptations for trees in the high montane environmentThe two species we will be looking at are Quaking Aspen, also known as Trembling Aspen, and Limber Pine . Overview. What are the adaptations that Quaking Aspen and Limber Pine have developed to survive the winter environment? Quaking AspenHow Does Photosynthetic Bark Help Quaking Aspen? Limber PineHow Do Highly Flexible Stems Help Limber Pine?.