Talk:Southern Appalachian spruce–fir forest

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I fail to see how the following is an improvement over the current lede:

The Southern Appalachian spruce-fir forest is an ecoregion of the Temperate coniferous forests Biome, a type of montane coniferous forest that grows in the highest elevations in the southern Appalachian Mountains of the Eastern United States.

This is pretty far from being a "concise overview" of the topic, and contains little more than technical jargon that serves only to frustrate the general reader. Furthermore, WP:LEADLENGTH calls for a minimum of two, and up to three, paragraphs for an article of this size. Bms4880 (talk) 14:29, 1 February 2013 (UTC)