Biome found in both temperate and tropical regions and characterized by periodic drought, flat or slightly rolling terrain, and large grazers that feed off the lush grasses.
Lands on which the vegetation is dominated by grasses, grasslike plants, or forbs. Non-forest land is classed as grassland if herbaceous vegetation constitutes at least 80 percent of the canopy cover, excluding tress. Lands that are not now grasslands but were originally or could become grasslands through natural succession may be classified as potential natural grasslands.
A biome dominated by grasses and associated herbaceous plants.
areas of abundant grasses and shrubs with very few trees, like prairies or meadows. Grasslands can be found in many places. Large temperate grasslands occur naturally in central North America (prairies), southern South America (pampas), central Asia (steppes), southern Africa (savannas), and Australia.
an ecosystem of grasses and herbaceous vegetation.