Similar term(s): taiga.
A forest that grows in regions of the northern hemisphere with cold
temperatures. Made up mostly of cold tolerant coniferous species such as spruce
Source: LEAF Glossary
Taiga is the Russian term for the boreal or northern coniferous forest biome;
the ecosystem adjacent to the arctic tundra.
Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
Source: Kanuti Refuge Wild
Español: Bosque boreal
Français: Forêt boréale