Wyoming Basin shrub steppe

WWF Abstract

The Green River, North Platte, and Wind-Bighorn River all drain this high, open countryside. Located in the rain shadow of the Rocky Mountains, the ecoregion receives little precipitation.
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Biome:Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Countries:United States
Area:32,703,999 acres (13,234,839 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Dinosaur National Monument
Fossil Butte National Monument
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER