Explore USDA Hardiness Zones

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1a: Icy Tundra

A vast, open landscape where only the hardiest plants survive the extreme cold.

1b: Frosty Fields

Chilly, frost-covered fields dominate, with resilient flora dotting the landscape.

2a: Cold Grasslands

Sparse vegetation clings to life in these cold, but slightly more forgiving, grasslands.

2b: Chilled Meadows

Meadows begin to thaw, revealing hearty, cold-resistant plants ready to bloom.

3a: Early Thaw Plains

As the snow recedes, these plains offer a nurturing ground for a variety of plants.

3b: Frost Retreat

The retreat of frost reveals fertile soil, primed for early-season crops.

4a: Cool Temperate

Mild, cool climates allow for a diverse array of both flora and fauna.

4b: Brisk Highlands

Elevated areas where cool temperatures favor hardy, versatile plant life.

5a: Warm Valleys

Protected valleys offer a warmer microclimate for a rich variety of plants.

5b: Temperate Woods

Dense forests that enjoy moderate climates, supporting lush, diverse ecosystems.

6a: Mild Woodlands

Gentle woodlands that experience mild winters and a plethora of plant life.

6b: Soft Meadows

Grassy meadows that thrive under soft, warm sunlight and gentle breezes.

7a: Lush Basins

Fertile basins where the soil is rich and the growing season is long and fruitful.

7b: Bountiful Plains

Expansive plains offering ample sunlight and fertile ground for agriculture.

8a: Sunlit Groves

Sunny, sheltered groves where warmth-loving crops and trees flourish.

8b: Radiant Fields

Fields bathed in sunlight, ideal for growing a wide array of crops and flowers.

9a: Tropical Edges

The edge of the tropics, where a mix of temperate and tropical plants thrive.

9b: Warm Coastlines

Coastal areas that enjoy warm weather year-round, ideal for exotic plants.

10a: Lush Tropics

Vibrant, lush landscapes where tropical plants grow in abundance.

10b: Humid Rainforests

Dense, humid environments that are teeming with a rich variety of life.

11a: Arid Deserts

Hot, dry landscapes that challenge the survival of most plant species.

11b: Dry Savannahs

Wide-open spaces with sparse vegetation, adapted to dry, hot climates.

12a: Coastal Sands

Sandy shores that host a unique blend of vegetation, thriving on the coast.

12b: Salt Marshes

Wetlands that are rich in biodiversity, supporting a unique ecosystem.

13a: Coral Atolls

Small, circular coral islands that support a variety of marine life.

13b: Volcanic Islands

Islands formed by volcanic activity, offering rich soil for diverse flora.