Southern Mixed Forests & Blackland Prairies bioregion
- 34,313Total Land Area (1000 ha)
- 3Number of Ecoregions
- 28%Protection Target
- 2Protection Level
The Southern Mixed Forests bioregion, located in the Southeast U.S. Savannas & Forests subrealm of Northern America, consists of a swathe of forests through eastern Texas surrounded on two sides by Blackland prairie, with a large area of pines to the north. The bioregion consists of three ecoregions – East Central Texas Savanna-Woodland (332), Piney Woods Forests (363), Texas Blackland Prairies (401) – and includes the Sabine River. The total area of this bioregion is approximately 25 million hectares.
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