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States with a Tundra Climate

Guess the states that reach a high enough latitude/elevation such that trees do not grow.
source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_of_the_United_States
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First submittedAugust 21, 2019
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Lowest elevation of
the Tree Line (ft)
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Alaska
3800
Maine
3800
Vermont
4000
New York
4400
New Hampshire
4900
Washington
5700
Oregon
5800
Idaho
6000
Montana
Lowest elevation of
the Tree Line (ft)
Answer
9500
California
9500
Nevada
9500
Utah
9800
Wyoming
9800
Hawaii
11,000
Colorado
11,200
New Mexico
11,600
Arizona
4 Comments
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Level 85
Aug 21, 2019
Oregon should be here. Wikipedia: "Mount Hood is host to 12 named glaciers or snow fields, the most visited of which is Palmer Glacier, partially within the Timberline Lodge ski area and on the most popular climbing route. The glaciers are almost exclusively above the 6,000-foot (1,800 m) level, which also is about the average tree line elevation on Mount Hood."
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Level 65
Aug 21, 2019
Gosh, how could I forget Oregon? Thank you for reminding me.
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Level 68
Feb 2, 2020
Just found this quiz. I am rather doubtful as to Virginia getting above treeline. I am assuming that this is referring to the Grayson Highlands. While I have never been there, that a google search shows trees above the exposed areas, suggests to me that this is more along the lines of a bald, like those in the Appalachians further south, than a true treeline.

Additionally, it looks like the transition from deciduous trees to evergreens is roughly at the same height as the exposed areas. I would imagine that this area should show the same vertical progression as areas I have been like NH, where the evergreen zone is a couple of thousand feet tall between the alpine tundra and the northern hardwoods. As a result, I do not believe that the Grayson Highlands are tall enough to have a treeline.

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Level 65
Nov 17, 2020
i'll buy that