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Ecoregions of Nevada

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NameColor on Map
Salt Deserts
Sierra Nevada-Influenced Semiarid Hills and Basins
Shadscale-Dominated Saline Basins
Upper Owens Valley
Sagebrush Basins and Slopes
Woodland- and Shrub-Covered Low Mountains
High Elevation Carbonate Mountains
Lahontan and Tonopah Playas
Lahontan Sagebrush Slopes
Carbonate Sagebrush Valleys
Lahontan Uplands
Carbonate Woodland Zone
Central Nevada High Valleys
Central Nevada Mid-Slope Woodland and Brushland
Central Nevada Bald Mountains
Tonopah Sagebrush Foothills
Tonopah Basin
Tonopah Uplands
Sierra Nevada-Influenced High Elevation Mountains
Upper Lahontan Basin
Sierra Nevada-Influenced Ranges
Eastern Mojave Low Ranges and Arid Footslopes
Arid Valleys and Canyonlands
Eastern Mojave Mountain Woodland and Shrubland
Amargosa Desert
Death Valley/Mojave Central Trough
Virgin/Shivwits Woodland
Northeastern Sierra Mixed Conifer-Pine Forests
Northern Sierra Upper Montane Forests
Dissected High Lava Plateau
Semiarid Uplands
Pluvial Lake Basins
Salt Shrub Valleys
Lahontan Salt Shrub Basin
High Elevation Ruby Mountains
Upper Humboldt Plains
Mid-Elevation Ruby Mountains
Mojave Playas
Eastern Mojave Basins
Eastern Mojave High Elevation Mountains
Partly Forested Mountains
Northern Sierra Subalpine Forests
Semiarid Hills and Low Mountains
High Desert Wetlands
High Lava Plains

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