It is common over the United States where coniferous trees abound.
Among the vegetable remains of the Lias, several species of Zamia have been found at Lyme Regis, and the remains of coniferous plants at Whitby.
Fragment of coniferous wood, Dadoxylon, of Endlicher, fractured longitudinally; from Coalbrook Dale.
Many silicified trunks of coniferous trees, and the remains of plants allied to Zamia and Cycas, are buried in this dirt-bed, and must have become fossil on the spots where they grew.
The coniferous trees of this period are referred to five genera; the woody structure of some of them showing that they were allied to the Araucarian division of pines, more than to any of our common European firs.
Hooker, we learn that the Trigonocarpon belonged to that large section of existing coniferous plants which bear fleshy solitary fruits, and not cones.
One of the beds is a perfect mat of the debris of a coniferous tree, called by Heer Sequoia Couttsiae, intermixed with leaves of ferns.
Dawson to have a coniferous structure, so that some Coniferae of the Coal period grew in the same swamps as Sigillariae, just as now the deciduous Cypress (Taxodium distichum) abounds in the marshes of Louisiana even to the edge of the sea.
Organic remains are generally wanting, but the leaves and wood of coniferous plants, and in one case a cone, have been found.
Several of them were a foot and a half in diameter, and some yards in length, decidedly of coniferous wood, and showing rings of annual growth.
Every day's journey southwards would bring us into a denser atmosphere, and even now we were not far from shady coniferous woods.
How bare and scanty was the soil of Tibet, and now we listen daily to the whisper of mild breezes in the deep dark coniferous forests that clothe the slopes of the Himalayas.
The devotion to floriculture among the Siberians has its chief impulse in the long winters, when there is no out-door vegetation visible beyond that of the coniferous trees.
Their elevation is about a thousand feet, and they are covered to their summits with dense forests of foliferous and coniferous trees.
Other coniferous trees that have become more or less familiar in our plantations and parks will be found in the second division of this book.
Out on the prairie the poplar usually follows the coniferous trees, but in the Rockies, where the poplar can not grow at high altitudes, the pines follow after spruce and balsam, or vice versa.
Almost all the varieties of coniferous trees observed in the Rockies, except the Lyall's larch, occur in the Selkirks, though each variety attains much larger size.
In still greater contrast to the darkconiferous forests of the mountain, there were many white birch trees, and a few small maples, the first I have ever seen in the Rockies.
In other parts, the streams were temporarily concealed by heavy forests of dark coniferous trees, or more extensively, by light groves of larch.
The tall coniferoustrees cast a deep cool shade even on a warm day.
Consequently, those regions or locations with soils deficient in mineral nutrients tend to grow coniferous forests while richer soils support forests with more protein in their leaves.
Whether deciduous forest, coniferous forest, prairie, even desert, nature makes the most of the available resources and raises the living drama to its most intense and complex peak possible.
Rare resident in coniferous forests of the central Cascades.
Not uncommon spring and fall migrant on both sides of the Cascade Mountains, summer resident in coniferous timber, probably thruout the State; partially resident in winter on Puget Sound.
North America at large, breeding in higher latitudes, and in coniferous forests of the West to southern boundary of United States; also sparingly in northeastern United States; irregularly south in winter to Gulf of Mexico.
Resident in coniferous timber thru the entire northern tier of states and irregularly south in the mountains at least to Colorado.
Found thruout the coniferous forests of the State; of irregular occurrence locally.
Black-headed Jays in Washington are normally confined to the limits of coniferous timber, being therefore most abundant in the northern portion, in the Blue Mountains, and along the eastern slopes of the Cascades.
Resident in coniferous timber from sea level to limit of trees; less common east of the Cascade Mountains; of irregular occurrence in open country during migrations.
Resident; abundant and thoroly distributed thru forests of Olympic Peninsula and Puget Sound region, decreasing in numbers from Cascade divide eastward (in heavier coniferous timber only).
Resident in the Cascade Mountains, east in coniferous timber to Idaho where intergrading with C.
Summer resident in coniferous timber on both sides of the Cascades, irregularly abundant and local in distribution.
On the branches of coniferous trees they are then accustomed to place their nests.
But the past five or six years have let in new light upon its history, and shown, what had already been surmised, that it would be found to breed in the coniferous forests, and mountainous regions toward our northern border.
In woods various species ofconiferous seeds, the mast of the black beech, and the seeds of grasses form an important part of its diet.
In the North, the common red maple, and several species of coniferous trees, are occasionally chosen, from some peculiar advantages which they possess.
The forest region, and especially its coniferous portion, though it has lost some of its representatives within historic times, is still rich.
The Olive-sided Flycatcher is a North American bird breeding in theconiferous forests of our Northern States, northward into Canada and in mountainous regions.
In Swarthout Valley perplexus was found in flats that supported basin sagebrush and Haploppus, while the coniferous forests to the south, and pinyon-covered slopes to the north were uninhabited.
Few mammals are resident in the typical yellow pine forest as characterized by dense coniferous timber and little herbaceous or brushy growth.
Within the general area encompassed by the yellow pine forest there are two major habitats, namely coniferous forest and chaparral.
San Antonio, and was common where coniferous timber was interspersed with snowbrush chaparral.
The ecotone between the chaparral and yellow pine forest associations covers a broad elevational belt, with chaparral following dry slopes up into coniferous forests, and conifers extending down north slopes surrounded by chaparral.
This chipmunk usually shunned pure stands of coniferous timber except as temporary forage ground.
I suspect that extensive trapping in the coniferous forests of the higher parts of the mountains would produce specimens of flying squirrels.
Forming a hiatus between the Pacific and the desert slope is the Sierran Biotic Province consisting of coniferous forests on the crest of the range.
At Blue Ridge in September, 1951, these bats foraged approximately six feet above the ground beneath the canopy of coniferous foliage and between the trunks of the trees.
Now if for this order we affect coniferous and tapering Trees, particularly the Cypresse, which grows in a conical figure; we have found a tree not only of great Ornament, but in its Essentials of affinity unto this order.
Soon we reach the most wonderful coniferous forest in all the world.
The coniferous forests of which these trees form a part are among the most wonderful and interesting ones on the earth.
Where one has to plant both coniferous and deciduous trees, it is best to get the deciduous in first, and then the conifers.
The pines may be told from the other coniferous trees by their leaves, which are in the form of needles two inches or more in length.
Coniferous woods have no pores, their rays are always narrow and inconspicuous, and wood parenchyma is never prominent.
They are more common inconiferous forests, because the leaves of hardwoods do not burn so readily.
This is characteristic of all coniferous trees, except the larch and cypress, which shed their leaves in winter.
The coniferous trees do not lend themselves at all to this system of treatment, and, among the broadleaf trees, the species vary in their ability to sprout.
The two have been grouped together in this study because they are both coniferous trees and, unlike the other Conifers, are both deciduous, their leaves falling in October.
Many times I have wandered through the coniferous forests in the mountains when the seeds were ripe and fluttering thick as snowflakes to the earth.
A heavy seed-crop in a coniferous forest gives a touch of poetry to the viewless air.
Microscopic examination showed that they fed upon the leaves and shoots of the coniferous trees which then clothed the plains of Siberia.
The wood encountered in this stratum indicates the prevalence f coniferous trees, and the peat mosses indicate a cool and moist climate.
Kauri is the resin of Dammara australis, a living coniferous tree of New Zealand, and the "gum" is dug from the earth on the sites of forests which have now disappeared.
Amber is the resin which exuded from certain coniferous trees that, in Tertiary times, grew abundantly in northern Europe.
Looking to an earlier epoch, when the strata of the Cordillera were depositing, there were islands which even in the latitude of Northern Chile, where now all is irreclaimably desert, supported large coniferous forests.
I found at both places, but not in situ, quantities of coniferousand ordinary dicotyledonous silicified wood, which was examined for me by Mr. R.
These are to be found in the high, mountainous regions among the coniferous trees, where they build their nests on the outer limbs of tall pines, almost impossible to find.
In southern California, it is found breeding much more commonly than the Western Warbling Vireo, placing its nest high in the oaks and coniferous trees.
They breed abundantly in coniferous forests in mountain regions throughout their range, laying their four or five pure white eggs in decayed tree stumps (.
Found throughout the greater part of North America, and breeds in suitable locations on the mountain sides among the coniferous trees.
These little birds are found commonly in company with small flocks of the Chickadee, and like them may be seen hanging on the under side of the outer ends of the coniferous trees in search of their insect food.
They nest on the lower branches of coniferous trees, made of roots and strips of vine, and lined with feathers and lichens.
The wood is mostly portions of trunks or branches of coniferous trees.
The first of the coniferous trees which we meet is an odd-looking one known as the digger pine.
The Sequoia, as the genus is called, which also includes the redwood of the Coast ranges, is in many respects the most remarkable of all our coniferous trees.
At this time we may find him wherever trees grow, but his real summer home isconiferous forests, especially of hemlocks, in which he often builds his nests 15-20 feet above the ground.
In the summer he seeks the seclusion of coniferous forests and the higher branches of spruce or hemlock.
While the latter, as I have said above, will leave their summer homes in coniferous forests to feed in winter on the seeds of deciduous trees, the Crossbills are less adaptable.
The nest is placed in coniferous trees about 25 feet up, and 3-5 white, brown-spotted eggs are laid in June.
This, in the northern part of his nesting range, is in coniferous forests, in the southern part, deciduous forests.
In the summer the Pines Grosbeak lives in coniferous forests, but on its irregular wanderings southward, like the Evening Grosbeak, it feeds upon the seeds of deciduous trees and bushes.
It nests inconiferous forests, building from four to twenty feet from the ground and laying 3-5 white eggs marked with shades of brown, in late May or early June.
Nests in coniferous forests on the ground, laying 4 white, lightly spotted eggs in June.
It nests in May, building in coniferous trees or near the ground, and laying 4-7 greenish eggs, heavily marked with brown and purple.
In this particular cylinder, rude as the design is, it bears an unmistakable likeness to a real tree--of some coniferous species, cypress or fir.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "coniferous" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word. Other words: arboreal; bushy; deciduous; evergreen; piny; scrubby; softwood; treelike