Dry, warm forests include savannah, chaparral and desert. Dry forests have a combination of grasslands, shrubs and small trees.
- Savannah is a warm dry forest characterized by grasses, palm, pine, and acacia.
Big Cypress National Preserve
- Chaparral forests (Mediterranean) have significant numbers of trees but with grassland mixed in. It is often referred to as scrub.
Crystal Grove State Park, California
- Deserts receive so little rainfall that only xerophytic (water retaining) plants. These plants and trees include the dragon tree, Joshua tree, aloe and yucca.
Coronado National Forest, Arizona