Central forest-grasslands transition

WWF Abstract

Soil is a very important factor in shaping a habitat. This ecoregion has soils, called mollisols, that are in great demand. These rich, dark, fertile soils are the world's most important for agriculture, a fact that has led to the conversion of virtually all of this ecoregion from grassland and woodland to farmland.
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Biome:Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Countries:United States
Area:100,543,999 acres (40,688,713 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