Mixed grass prairie

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Mixed grass prairie around the Afterbay near Fort Smith, Montana
Mixed grass prairie in relation to the Great Plains
  Mixed grass prairie

A Mixed grass prairie is an ecotone which located between the tall grass and short grass prairies, the mixed grass prairie is richer in ecological diversity than either the tall or short grass prairie. The mixed grass prairie occurs in the central portion of the Great Plains varying in width from central Texas in the United States up into southeastern Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada.[1]


  1. ^ G. E. Wickens: Ecophysiology of economic plants in arid and semi-arid lands p.76