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Western Short Grasslands
Pronghorn, Veedavoo, n. of Ft. Collins, Colorado (c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
Source of bioregions data: Olson, D. M. and E. Dinerstein. The Global 200: Priority ecoregions for global conservation. (PDF file) Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 89:125-126.
Distinctiveness (1=highest,4=lowest): 2
Among the richest in North America for butterflies, birds, and mammals.*
Twin Buttes area, east of Ft. Collins, Colorado (c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann hires
High plains bluffs, Texas panhandle (c) 2005 Carol J. Baskauf hires
* Ricketts, T.H., E. Dinerstein, D.M. Olson, C.J. Loucks, et al. (1999) Terrestrial Ecoregions of North America: A Conservation Assessment. World Wildlife Fund - United States and Canada. Island Press, Washington, D.C. pp. 297-299.