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Environmental Science Chapter 8 Grasslands
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Vertical Feeding Pattern
behavior that enables animal species to feed in the same area without competing.
short, fi.ne-blade grasses that grow in clumps
biome that is characterized by rainy seasons and long periods of drought.
large clumps of tall coarse grasses found in savannas.
underground stem that ensures a plant's survival despite grass fires.
decaying organic matter.
area that supports some grasses, but can become desert if the climate changes.
biome that receives more rain than a desert but less rain than a forest.
biome that is characterized by rolling hills, plains, and tall grasses.
organisms that form a mat of soil and roots that helps add organic matter to prairie soils.
grassland that receives less than 50cm of rain a year.
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