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  • n. Plural form of conifer.

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Examples

  • Chickadee, nutchatch [sic] presence in conifers increases tree growth, says CU-Boulder study

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  • Evergreens with needles and cones pines, spruces and firs are called conifers.

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  • The mountains are incredibly beautiful in the fall: the conifers are a dark green backdrop to the bright orange, yellow, and red foliage of the hardwoods.

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  • Modern gymnosperms, such as conifers, first appeared in their current recognizable forms in the early Triassic.

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  • Along with loss of conservation values, weed species such as conifers can reduced stream water yield, reduced profitability of pastoral farming, restrict access for recreation, and generally transform the landscape.

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  • A group of researchers literally watched meristem genes turn on and off in a cyclical fashion in the developing roots of higher plants, such as conifers and ferns, according to a study published in

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  • The images appear to show rows of dark "conifers" sprouting from dunes and hills on the planet surface.

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  • For some plant groups, such as conifers and cycads, the situation is even more serious, with 28 percent and 52 percent threatened respectively.

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  • Even in dense broadleaf forest away from dark conifers and shrubs "moldy oak" will silhouette like hell.

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  • Carole McKay of Pinnacle Sotheby's International Real Estate has the listing and says that the craftsmanship of the home and mature landscaping 2½ acres of dogwood, oak, ornamental conifers, rhododendrons justify the cost.

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