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Temperate coniferous forests


Vegetation of Intermediate-temperate climate where conifeours trees are dominant instead of evergreen broad-leaved trees because of low average temperature.

Distribution (Horizontal)

Honshu island, Shikoku island, Kyushu island

Distribution (Vertical)

Basal zones and Colline zones (northern Honshu island), Intermediate zones between

Basal zones / Colline zones and Montane zones (southern Honshu island, Shikoku island, Kyushu island)

Index plants

Firs (Abies sp.), Tsuga (Tsuga sp.)

Plant composition

Firs (Abies sp.), Tsuga (Tsuga sp.), Pseudotsuga japonica

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