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Why don't forests grow on mountains?

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They do, to some extent. The tree line forms at the point where the temperature is too cold or there is too much snow to grow properly. Shorter mountains are more than capable of supporting trees; Mount Mitchell, for instance, has spruce and fir trees growing at the summit.

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