Tamaulipan mezquital

WWF Abstract

The Tamaulipan Mezquital ecoregion of southern Texas and northeast Mexico has unique plant and animal communities containing tree and brush covered dunes, wind tidal flats, and dense native brushland. Within these habitats you can find ocelots, jaguarundis, Texas indigo snakes, and more than 400 species of birds. The most important of the plants here include mesquite, various species of acacia, desert hackberry, javelina bush, cenizo, common bee-brush or white brush, Texas prickly pear, and tasajillo, or desert Christmas cactus.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Countries:Mexico, United States
Area:34,944,000 acres (14,141,335 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Land Use:View Land Use Data
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder