Autumn brings spectacular color across the Truckee Meadows
Autumn brings spectacular color across the Truckee Meadows

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Subalpine/Alpine Zone

  • The Subalpine/Alpine Zone is found at 8,500 ft and up.
  • It consists of Limber Pine, Mountain Hemlock, Whitebark Pine, Heather, and Columbine.
  • It receives 25 inches of rain and snow each year.
Alpine Zone Image


Plants of the Coniferous Forest Zone

Plants of the subalpine/
Alpine Zone


 

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