Interesting facts about conifers

Conifers are, most simply, woody plants. There are about 630 species of conifers. The great majority are trees, though a few are shrubs. Characterized by seed-bearing cones, conifers typically have narrow, needle-like leaves covered with a waxy cuticle and straight trunks with horizontal branches. Conifers have a lifespan that ranges from a few decades to … Read more