The Abiotic factors of Temperate grasslands

Here are the Abiotic fators of the temperate grasslands.

Within a year the amount of rainfall recorded is around 20-35 inches of rain. The amount of rainfall determines the length of the grass.

Drought plays a major roll in keeping trees out of the grasslands. Trees can not take the lack of the water so grass remains the dominant plant.

Fire also becomes a factor in this Biome. Lightning Ignites large grass fires, Clearing out spaces for rare flowers to grow and it also allows seeds to germinate and grow with new freshly burnt vegetation in the soil.

The soil of the Temperate Grasslands is deep and dark there is a layer of dead branching stems, and roots. This organic matter provides great nourishment for the living plants.