Taiga Plants

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Conifer Branch with ConeTaiga trees tend to be conifers. Conifers, many of which are evergreen, produce cones in late winter or early fall.  If a cone becomes fertilized, it grows bigger. Only then do the seeds inside develop. Once the seeds ripen, the cone dries up and the seed falls out.

It can take up to two years to produce a mature seed. Squirrels like to feed on these seeds.

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