The Temperate Rain Forest
The temperate rain forest features minimal seasonal fluctuation of temperature: the winters are mild and the summers cool.  The temperate rain forest receives a lot of precipitation, about 80 to 152 inches per year.  Condensation from coastal fogs also add to the dampness.  The soil is poor in nutrients.  Large evergreen trees, some reaching 300 feet in height, are the dominant plant species.

Temperate Rain Forest Plant Adaptations

Epiphytes Tall Trees
Epiphytes live on other plants to reach the sunlight. Trees can grow very tall in this very moist environment.
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