Asked in Trees, The Difference Between
What is the difference between coniferous trees and deciduous trees?
Coniferous trees bear cones as their seed pods. Softwood comes from Coniferous trees and hardwood comes from Deciduous trees. Coniferous trees have needles, deciduous trees have leaves. Coniferous trees never completely shed their needles, while deciduous trees shed their leaves in autumn for the winter (and grow new ones in the spring). Coniferous trees stay green all year round, also known as evergreens. ...
Asked in Trees, Botany or Plant Biology, Forests
What does coniferous mean?
Coniferous trees are trees that produce seeds in a cone, such as pines and firs. There is no word such as conferous but there is coniferous. Relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves ...
Asked in Biology
Are evergreen trees in coniferous or decidious forests?
The terms coniferous and deciduous refer to trees, rather than particular kinds of forests. Forests described as coniferous or deciduous are those containing primarily those kinds of trees. Coniferous trees are trees which don't change over the seasons, like evergreens and other pine trees. ...
Asked in Trees
Why have coniferous trees adapted with their needle shaped leaves?
Coniferous trees adapted with their needle shaped leaves because to survive in cold climatic conditions. Pines and cedars are example for coniferous trees. ...
Asked in Trees
What do you call trees that loose there leaves in the autumn?
They are called coniferous trees. Deciduous trees lose their leaves in autumn. Coniferous trees KEEP their leaves in autumn. ...