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Low Temperature Extremes: Their Effects on Plants at Timberline

In Rocky Mountain National Park of Colorado cessation of tree growth occurs at 10,947 + 371 ft. independent of exposure. The cause may be due to a -40°C winter hardiness limit of the dominant timberline trees and other woody flora. Low temperature extremes at timberline are near -40°C and lower at higher elevations.


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Author(s): Michael R. Becwar, Michael J. Burke

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1979

Event: Intermountain Nurserymen's Association Meeting
1979 - Aspen, CO

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