Wildflowers bloom in the Sierra Nevada
Wildflowers bloom in the Sierra Nevada

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Coniferous Forest Zone Zone

Coniferous Zone Image
  • The Coniferous Forest Zone is found at 5,000 ft and up.
  • Plants which grow here are Ponderosa Pine, Jeffrey Pine, White Fir, Snowbrush, and Squaw Carpet.
  • Precipitation ranges from 16 inches and up.

Plants of the
Pinyon-Juniper Zone

Plants of the Coniferous Forest Zone


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