Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests

WWF Abstract

These pine and oak forests grow high in the Sierra Madre de Oaxaca Mountains, the tallest peak of which stands at 11,000 feet (3,400 m). The climate is temperate humid, with annual rainfall averaging between 59 and 63 inches (150 and 160 cm). Pine oak forests grow between 2,600 and 6,500 feet (800 and 2000 m) above sea level to heights of 66 to 130 feet (20 to 40 m). Dominant species include Chiapas pine, Chalamite pine, Lawson's pine, and Pinus leiophylla.
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Ecozone:Neotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Countries:Mexico
Area:3,519,999 acres (1,424,493 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER