Ecosystem: a community of plants and animals linked together for survival.
Ecotone: the area where two or more ecosystems overlap.
Climate: weather over an extended period of time.
Biomes: plants and animals live together in the same climate conditions.
Flora: all plants in a certain area
Fauna: all animals in a certain area
Vegetation: plant life that is used to determine the type of biome
Tundra: a treeless biome with long harsh winters and short summers.Grasses, lichens, low scrubs, mosses, and a few flowering plants are the only forms of vegetation.
Forest: A forest is a land area that contains large group of trees, scrubs, flowers, grasses, ferns, seedlings, lichens, and mosses.This biome has the largest variety of vegetation.
Grassland: Land zones where the main vegetation is grass with a few scattered trees.
Desert: this biome receives less than 10 inches of rain a year and has little to no vegetation.
Mountain: the vegetation varies in this biome as the elevation changes.
Permafrost: a layer of permanently frozen ground.
Semiarid: A climate that is dry but not as dry as a desert.