Taiga Taiga - a huge, wild and hard traveled by the forest, which grows mainly coniferous trees. The word taiga means "dense forest".Taiga - the oldest and the most snow of the nature of Russia. Its width in the European part reaches 800 km, and in Western and Eastern Siberia km.
Most trees in the forest: Most trees in the forest: Spruce, pine, larch, cedar, fir
Spruce Spruce - high evergreen tree (up to 30 m) with a beautiful crown. He lives in an average of years (sometimes up to 600). Spruce - frost resistance. Spruce is one of the the main characters new Year and Christmas.
Pine Pine - evergreen, photophilous, large, rich gum tree. Pine different peeling bark and root system.
Larch - the most common tree species in eastern Siberia. Height - up to 35 meters. It is very cold-resistant tree.Larch
Cedar Cedar has a spreading crown and slender trunk with dark - gray cracked bark. Cedar - the only tree of the Siberian taiga, which fruits - nuts.
Fir Fir needles are flat and thornless.Under the thick branches of fir damp and gloomy, small shrubs, flowers and herbs. Fir reaches a height of 30 meters.
In the taiga live as large carnivores - brown bear, wolf, lynx,fox