Northern Andean páramo

WWF Abstract

High alpine grasslands, bogs, and open meadows--all surrounding the high peaks of the northern Andes--define the Northern Andean Páramo ecoregion. This ecoregion spans the area between the treeline and the snowline from north central Colombia down the Andean cordillera to central Ecuador.
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Ecozone:Neotropic
Biome:Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Countries:Ecuador, Colombia
Area:7,423,999 acres (3,004,386 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve
Cinturon Andino Cluster Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER