Central and Southern mixed grasslands
The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains.
This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short grasslands towards the west, while to the north lies the Northern mixed grasslands which have a cooler temperature and a much shorter growing season.
Image Caption: Approximate area of the Central and Southern Mixed Grasslands ecoregion. Credit: Cephas/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)