Hawaii tropical high shrublands

WWF Abstract

Hawaii is an island made of and by volcanoes, some of the largest being Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai, and Haleakala. The tops of these high volcanoes present challenging places for plants to grow and animals to live. The higher slopes of many of the volcanoes support shrubland habitats.
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Ecozone:Oceania
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Countries:United States
Area:448,000 acres (181,299 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Hawaiian Islands Biosphere Reserve
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
Pu'uohonua O Honaunau National Historical Park National Historic Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder