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of western North America, having light, soft wood used locally for railroad ties, poles, fuel, etc.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Cinder cones support three different plant communities: cinder garden, shrub, and
and/or juniper trees.
, with flexible twigs and needles in groups of five, may also be a part of subalpine forests.
The area includes a wide variety of vegetation types including
stands, thick aspen stands and wet meadows.
, aspen and juniper dot the rocky landscape.
There, on a slope as steep as a cathedral roof, they entered an open forest of spruce and
and white bark pine are found in the higher elevations.
were present at opposite ends of the drainage, respectively.
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