Conifers are a type of tree. Conifers don’t have big leaves. They have small needles. On some snowy mountains, there are lots of conifers. Conifers can grow in cold places.

Very high in the mountains, it’s very cold and windy. Trees can’t live there.

Some plants can live very high in the mountains, but they are small. There isn’t much rain, so the plants have long roots. The roots find water under the ground.

Some mountain plants make strong buds. The buds can stay under the snow in winter. After the winter, the buds come out of the snow. Then the buds open.


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