Definition of Temperate deciduous forest
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Forested areas characterized by moderate temperatures, weather, or climate, and rainfall from 30 to 60 inches per year. These forests are found in eastern North America, eastern Australia, western, central, and eastern Europe, and parts of China and Japan. Typical deciduous trees in the North American deciduous forests are oak, hickory, maple, ash, and beech. Also see Biome.
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Temperate deciduous forests or temperate broad-leaf forests are dominated by trees that lose their leaves each year. They are found in areas where warm, moist summers alternate with mild winters. The three major areas of this forest type occur in the northern hemisphere: eastern North America, eastern Asia, and Europe. Smaller areas occur in Australasia and southern South America. Examples of typical trees include oak, maple, beech, and elm. The diversity of tree species is higher in regions where the winter is milder, and also in mountainous regions that provide an array of soil types and microclimates. One of the world's great protected examples of this forest type is found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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