Tyrrhenian-Adriatic sclerophyllous and mixed forests

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The Thyrrenian-Adriatic Sclerophyllous and Mixed Forests Ecoregion, in the Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub Biome, is in southern Italy, Sicily, Corsica, and the Dalmatian Islands.

Major forest zones[edit]

The Tyrrhenian-Adriatic Sclerophyllous and Mixed Forests ecoregion has four major forest zones.

  • Some surviving temperate deciduous oak woodlands, mainly of Quercus robur, appear in coastal wetlands on the Italian peninsula and on the island of Corsica. Stone pine Pinus pinea is found on some coastal sand dunes.

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