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Temperate Broadleaf Forests
Temperate Coniferous Forests
Tropical & Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, & Shrublands
Temperate Grasslands

Boreal Forests/Taiga
Tundra
Rock and Ice
Mediterranean Woodlands
Deserts & Xeric Shrublands
Flooded Grasslands
Tropical Coniferous Forests
Tropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Tropical Shrublands

Temperate Broadleaf & Mixed Forests
Forest near Greentown, Pennsylvania in autumnAllegheny Highlands forests
Dead Fraiser firs at Clingman's Dome, Great Smoky Mts. Ntl. Park, TennesseeAppalachian-Blue Ridge forests
Savage Gulf State Natural Area, TennesseeAppalachian mixed mesophytic forests
  (c) 2005 Carol and Steve Baskauf
Radnor Lake State Natural Area, Nashville, TennesseeCentral U.S. hardwood forests

forest near Harwood, TexasEast Central Texas forests
Algonquin National Park, OntarioEastern forest-boreal transition
(c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Taxodium distichum (bald cypress) swamp, LouisianaMississippi lowland forests
(c) 2001 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Stream near Washburnham, MassachusettsNew England-Acadian forests
(c) 2008 Paul Somers
Bucktoe Creek Tract near Kennett Square, PANortheastern Coastal Forests
(c) 2006 David G. Smith
5 miles east of Hartshorne, OklahomaOzark Mountain Forests (c) 2010 Ron Thomas
Sumter National Forest, South CarolinaSoutheastern mixed forests
Bluffton University Nature Preserve, Bluffton, OHSouthern Great Lakes forests
oak savanna, Cedar Creek Natural History Area, MinnesotaUpper Midwest forest-savanna transition (c) 2005 Ron E. VanNimwegen
North shore of Lake Superior, Lake County, MinnesotaWestern Great Lakes forests (c) 2005 Jason J. Husveth
Oaks, central OregonWillamette Valley forests
 

Temperate Coniferous Forests
Jasper National Park, AlbertaAlberta Mountain forests
(c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Foothills west of Edmonton, AlbertaAlberta-British Columbia foothills forests
(c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Oak Creek Canyon, near Sedona, ArizonaArizona Mountains forests
(c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Pine barrens, Stafford Forge WMA, Ocean Co., NJAtlantic coastal pine barrens (c) 2005 Daniel P. Duran
Meadow, rom Pumpkin Ridge looking south toward the Grande Ronde Valley, OregonBlue Mountains forests (c) 2012 Karen Antell
Western British ColumbiaBritish Columbia mainland coastal forests (c) 2005 Daniel P. Duran
Ponderosa pine near Leavenworth, WahingtonCascade Mountains leeward forests
Mountain slope, Columbia River valley, OregonCentral and Southern Cascades forests
Hall of Mosses, Hoh rain forest, Olympic Ntl. Park, WashingtonCentral Pacific coastal forests
  (c) 2005 James H. Bassett
Emerald Lake, Rocky Mountain Ntl. Park, ColoradoColorado Rockies forests
(c) 2001 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Mt. Shasta, northern CaliforniaEastern Cascades forests
(c) 2005 Daniel P. Duran
Archbold Biological Station, central FloridaFlorida sand pine scrub (c) 2008 Kari Segraves
Bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva) forest, Inyo Co., CaliforniaGreat Basin montane forests
Pine savannah east of the coastal range, Josephine Co., OregonKlamath-Siskiyou forests
Longleaf pine savanna after a fire, Green Swamp, South CarolinaMiddle Atlantic coastal forests
  (c) 2004 Lisa Kelly
white bark pine at treeline, Two Medicine Lake, Glacier Ntl. Park, MTNorth Central Rockies forests
 (c) 2001 Maurice J. Kaurmann
redwood forest, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, CaliforniaNorthern California coastal forests

Prince William Sound near Valdez, AlaskaNorthern Pacific coastal forests (c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
dry Douglas-fir/ponderosa pine forest, South Thompson River Valley, British Columbia
Okanogan dry forests (c) 2012 Lyn Baldwin
forest near Vidor, Texas
Piney Woods forests
Takoma Narrows, WashingtonPuget lowland forests
Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaSierra Nevada forests
  (c) 2005 James H. Bassett
Grand Tetons National Park, WyomingSouth Central Rockies forests  (c) 2005 James H. Bassett
Taxodium distichum (bald cypress), Okefenokee Swamp, GeorgiaSoutheastern conifer forests
(c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Cedar Breaks Ntl. Monument, Iron Co., UtahWasatch and Uinta montane forests (c) 2005 Daniel P. Duran

 

Tropical & Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, & Shrublands
Bayou Sauvage Ntl. Wildlife Refuge, LouisianaWestern Gulf coastal grasslands


Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, & Shrublands
Kaweah Oaks Preserve, Tulare Co., CaliforniaCalifornia Central Valley grasslands

Wetlands, west of Edmonton, AlbertaCanadian Aspen forests and parklands (c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Roadside, Lincoln Co., KansasCentral and southern mixed grasslands
(c) 2005 Carol Baskauf
Mindewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Wilmington, IllinoisCentral forest-grasslands transition

blazing star, northwest IowaCentral tall grasslands (c) 2005 Ron E. VanNimwegen
hills near Kerrville, TexasEdwards Plateau savanna
Flint Hills near Salina, KansasFlint Hills tall grasslands
(c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
prairie near front range of AlbertaMontana Valley and Foothill grasslands (c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Sand Hills east of Valentine, NebraskaNebraska sand hills
Prairie, eastern NebraskaNorthern mixed grasslands
shortgrass prairie, Ordway preserve, North DakotaNorthern short grasslands
(c) 2005 Ron E. VanNimwegen
Agricultural grasslands west of Tower City, North DakotaNorthern tall grasslands
Lower Methow valley, WashingtonPalouse grasslands
near Schulenburg, TexasTexas blackland prairies
Pronghorn, Veedavoo, n. of Ft. Collins, ColoradoWestern short grasslands
(c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann


Boreal Forests/Taiga
Greenwater Provincial Park, OntarioCentral Canadian Shield forests
(c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Black spruce, southern AlaskaCook Inlet taiga
Route 4, southern AlaskaCopper Plateau taiga
(c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Yukon River at Dalton Hwy., AlaskaInterior Alaska-Yukon lowland taiga
(c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Looking west into the mountains near Ft. Nelson, British ColumbiaMuskwa-Slave Lake forests (c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Forest between Watson Lake and Teslin Lake, northern British ColumbiaNorthern Cordillera forests (c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
black spruce and tamarack, near James Bay, OntarioSouthern Hudson Bay taiga (c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Yukon River near Whitehorse, YukonYukon Interior dry forests  (c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
 

Tundra
Mt. McKinley, Denali National Park, AlaskaAlaska-St. Elias Range tundra (c) 2005 Carol and Steve Baskauf
Makushin Volcano and Broad Bay Valley, Unalaska Island, AlaskaAleutian Islands tundra (c) 2005 Abi Woodbridge
Tundra ponds near Prudhoe Bay, AlaskaArctic coastal tundra
(c) 2005 Natasha Sherman
Foothills, n. of Brooks Range, AlaskaArctic foothills tundra
(c) 2005 Natasha Sherman
Tundra near Mancha Creek, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, AlaskaBrooks-British Range tundra
(c) 2006 Dallas Smith
Black spruce and tundra near Beaver Creek, Yukon TerritoryInterior Yukon-Alaska alpine tundra
(c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Tundra above Lower Paradise Lake, Chugach National Forest, AlaskaPacific Coastal Mountain icefields and tundra
(c) 2005 Carol and Steve Baskauf

Rock and Ice
glacier entering Prince William Sound, near Valdez, AlaskaRock and Ice
(c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett

Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, & Shrub
Canyon on Santa Rosa Island, CaliforniaCalifornia coastal sage and chaparral
(c) 2005 Natasha Sherman
Chaparral east of Fresno, CaliforniaCalifornia interior chaparral and woodlands
(c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Santa Barbara County, CaliforniaCalifornia montane chaparral and woodlands (c) 2005 Natasha Sherman

Deserts & Xeric Shrublands
shrubland, southeastern ArizonaChihuahuan desert
Pinyon pine and juniper shrublands, south rim, Grand Canyon Ntl. Park, AZColorado Plateau shrublands
Owens Valley, near Bishop, Inyo Co., CAGreat Basin shrub steppe
(c) 2005 Daniel P. Duran
desert vegetation near Bahia de los Angeles, Baja California, MexicoGulf of California xeric scrub (c) 2005 Wendy Anderson
Yucca brevifolia (Joshua tree), NevadaMojave desert (c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
eastern OregonSnake-Columbia shrub steppe (c) 2005 Carol Baskauf
Giant saguaros at Gate's Pass, Tucson Mt. Park, Tucson, ArizonaSonoran desert
(c) 2001 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Shrub steppe near Laramie, WyomingWyoming Basin shrub steppe (c) 2005 Daniel P. Duran

Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Hammocks, Everglades Ntl. Park, FloridaEverglades
(c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann

Tropical & Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Madera Canyon, southeastern ArizonaMadrean Sky Islands Montane Forests (Sierra Madre Occidental Pine-Oak Forests)

Oak and pine forest in the Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park, TexasSierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests

Tropical & Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
El Yunque forest, Caribbean Ntl. Forest, Puerto RicoPuerto Rican moist forests
(c) 2006 Steven Klipowicz

Pine woods and saw palmetto, Pinelands Trail, Everglades Ntl. Park, FLSouth Florida rocklands (c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Alakai Swamp, Kauai, HawaiiHawaii tropical moist forests
(c) 2005 Carol and Steve Baskauf

Tropical & Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Guanica Dry Forest Biosphere Reserve, Puerto RicoPuerto Rican dry forests
(c) 2006 Emma Hamilton

O'hia lehua forest, north slope of Mauna Loa, island of HawaiiHawaii tropical dry forests (c) 2005 Carol and Steve Baskauf

Tropical & Subtropical Grasslands, Savanas, & Shrublands
upper slope of Mauna Loa, island of HawaiiHawaii tropical high shrublands
(c) 2005 Carol and Steve Baskauf
scrub, near Aimakapa Pond, Kona, island of HawaiiHawaii tropical low shrublands
(c) 2005 Carol and Steve Baskauf

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