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Antonyms for deciduous

(of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season


(of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth

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Phenology of canopy trees of a tropical deciduous forest in Mexico.
We found that the coniferous forests had significantly less diversified spider fauna than the deciduous forests.
The mix of cover types, age classes, and wetlands that currently occur in the temperate deciduous forests of Massachusetts and southern New England appear to provide suitable habitat for long-term occupation by moose.
But the climate at glacial maximum reduced the prairies and deciduous forests to such small refuges that scientists have only recently found them.
is restricted to the Dry Deciduous Forests at Ankarafantsika National Park in the north-west of Madagascar, which forms a mosaic of dense, Dry Deciduous Forest.
Shade adapted leaves of one spring green eastern deciduous forest understory species was 1.
Madagascar is long and narrow and has a rain forest that runs up and down its eastern coast, while the west coast is covered with dry deciduous forests (forests of trees that shed their leaves each winter).
Of the mushrooms that are most highly prized across Europe, the Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta) and Black Morel (Morchella elata) -- the name "arnaoui" is used for both -- can be found regularly in Cyprus in deciduous forests, appearing in the spring.
The creatures originally lived on the grassland steppes of central Asia but moved west as neolithic man cleared deciduous forests.
takes a very close look at temperate forest biomes, temperate broadleaf deciduous forests, Mediterranean woodlands and stands of scrub in a temperate environment.
12), while upland deciduous forests were selected in a higher proportion during the non-growing season (0.
Afforestation at the expense of renewable forests had the greatest share in the case of deciduous forests in the Alam-Pedja NR (26%), Karula NP (17%), and Lahemaa NP (37%).
The worms are slowly changing deciduous forests by eating through the leaf litter and "duff" that native plants need to thrive.
The collections of foliage-dwelling spiders were from four apple orchards and adjacent deciduous forests, sampled on three to five occasions from May to August 2004.
One thing that's clear is the bird's preference for mature deciduous forests throughout the Appalachians, from southeast Pennsylvania to West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and Tennessee's Cumberland Mountains.