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Tyrrhenian-Adriatic sclerophyllous and mixed forests

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Tyrrhenian-Adriatic sclerophyllous and mixed forests

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

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

  • Relict temperate deciduous oak forests Quercus robur woodlands appear in coastal wetlands on the Italian Peninsula and on Corsica. Stone pine Pinus pinea is found on some coastal sand dunes.

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