Central U.S. hardwood forests

WWF Abstract

This ecoregion is among the richest in North America for herbaceous plants and shrubs, with more than 2,500 species. Oaks and hickories blend with flowering dogwoods, sassafras, and hop hornbeam. And beautiful wildflowers dot the prairies. In wetter areas grow tulip and sweetgum trees.
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Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:United States
Area:73,152,000 acres (29,603,564 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