Lower Mississippi

WWF Abstract

The Lower Mississippi is defined by the mainstem Mississippi below its confluence with the Ohio River. The entire ecoregion lies within the lowland Gulf Coastal Plain, and the Fall Line constitutes its northern boundary (Robison 1986). The ecoregion ranges across parts of southwestern Kentucky, southeastern Missouri, western Tennessee, eastern Arkansas, most of Mississippi, and the eastern half of Louisiana.
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Biome:Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands
Countries:United States
Area:61,639,177 acres (24,944,490 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER