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Temperate Grassland. By: BJ, Chris, & Aaron. Location. North America: prairies 350 million. Running from eastern deciduous forest border to western cordilleras. the climate for grasslands is basically dry. Also grasslands tend to be in temperate to subtropical . Climate.

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temperate grassland

Temperate Grassland

By: BJ, Chris, & Aaron

location
Location
  • North America: prairies 350 million. Running from eastern deciduous forest border to western cordilleras.
  • the climate for grasslands is basically dry.
  • Also grasslands tend to be in temperate to subtropical
climate
Climate
  • Middle latitudes are between 10 and 20 inches of ran a year
  • Majority of precipitation falls as snow
  • Growing season accrues shortly after the winter season.
  • Summers are warm to hot depending on the latitude
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Soil
  • Mild Leaching
  • High Organic Content
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Black Soil
  • Also Called The “Bread Basket”
plant life
Plant Life
  • Massive Root System

Can With Stand:

  • Fires
  • Rainfall
  • Droughts
  • Conserve Water
  • Plants
  • Indigos
  • Clovers
animals
Animals
  • Adapted to:
  • Dry, windy conditions
  • Openness of land
  • Burrowing for escape
  • Predators blend with vegetation
  • Animals
  • Bison
  • Deer
  • Jack Rabbits
endangered species
Endangered species
  • Prairie Chicken
  • Live in Tall Prairie Grass
  • Homes are being cut down for:

Farmland

Ranches

Covered By Cities

threats to biome
Threats to biome
  • Over Grazing
  • Turning Land Into Farms Or Ranches
  • Roots not as strong.