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Unexpected Diversity: North America's Tallgrass Prairies

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North American Prairies

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher
Tallgrass prairies once covered over 170 million acres (69 million hectares) of North America. They were a sea of waving grasses that stretched from the…Read More »









western edge of Indiana into eastern Kansas and from Saskatchewan, Canada, into the northern regions of Texas.    Less «
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