Poppies spring up around the Truckee Meadows
Poppies spring up around the Truckee Meadows

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Pinyon-Juniper Zone

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  • The Pinion-Juniper Zone is found on mountain slopes between 5,000 and 8,000 ft
  • Plants that grow here are single needle pinion pine, Utah juniper, and big sagebrush.
  • It receives up to 12 inches of precipitation each year
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Northern Shrub Zone


Plants of the Pinyon-Juniper Zone

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