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deciduous forest


a type of forest characterized by trees that seasonally shed their leaves


The trees of deciduous forests usually produce nuts and winged seeds.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • From still other points of view the deciduous forest has an almost unequaled degree of variety.

    The Red Man's Continent Ellsworth Huntington
  • What hindered agriculture most in the northern part of the deciduous forest was the grass.

    The Red Man's Continent Ellsworth Huntington
  • A fire may destroy a deciduous forest and all its seeds without injuring the potent roots beneath the surface.

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