Wildflowers bloom in the Sierra Nevada
Wildflowers bloom in the Sierra Nevada

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Vegetation of Nevada

* Northern desert shrub (37%) 22.3 million acres
* Salt desert shrub (33%) 24.8 million acres
* Pinyon-Juniper (14%) 9.2 million acres
* Southern desert shrub (11%) 7.6 million acres
* Mountain brush (2%) 1.2 million acres
*Grass and Forb
*Coniferous Forest
*Alpine
} 3%
1.6 million acres
.5 million acres
.1 million acres

 

Point LeftMap of the Great Basin

Point RightSouthern Desert Shrub Zone

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