Alpine forests are usually found in which regions?


Alpine forests are usually found in Mountainous regions.

Alpine forests

Depending on the location and variety of plants, Alpine forests can be found all over the Himalayas at altitudes ranging from 2,900 to 3,500 m or even up to 3800 m above sea level. Sub-alpine, moist alpine scrub, and dry alpine scrub are the three types of forests found in this region.

Alpine Forest in India

More than 3600 m – Alpine forests are characterized by silver fir, junipers, pines and birches trees. The south-west monsoon here is very feeble and the rainfall is below 100 cm, mostly snow. Lichens and mosses are found in the natural vegetation at higher altitudes.

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