Appalachia & Allegheny Interior Forests bioregion
- 58,517Total Land Area (1000 ha)
- 4Number of Ecoregions
- 56%Protection Target
- 1Protection Level
The Appalachia & Allegheny bioregion, located in the Northeast American Forests subrealm of Northern America, extends from central Alabama all the way up to the highlands of central New York, following the line of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is dominated by broadleaf forests but contains four unique ecoregions – Allegheny Highlands Forests (328), Appalachian Mixed Mesophytic Forests (329), Appalachian Piedmont Forests (330), Appalachian-Blue Ridge Forests (331) – including numerous rivers and small lakes. The total area of this bioregion is approximately 58.5 million hectares.
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