Taiheiyo evergreen forests

WWF Abstract

A bright green tapestry of evergreen forest drapes over the plains, hills, and low mountains on the Pacific Ocean (Taiheiyo) side of Japan’s Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu Islands. Forests of laurel weave along the coast, shifting to oak forests further inland. Rivers and streams wind through the landscape like long, silver threads.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:Japan
Area:34,175,999 acres (13,830,536 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Mount Odaigahara and Mount Omine Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER