Flint Hills tall grasslands

WWF Abstract

The Flint Hills get their name from flinty limestone beds found under the soil. Because the soil is so rocky, it is unsuitable for corn or wheat farming, and therefore much more of this ecoregion has been saved from the plow than many other Great Plains grassland ecoregions.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Countries:United States
Area:7,295,999 acres (2,952,586 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Konza Prairie Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder