Location and General Description
Types and Severity of Threats
Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
This ecoregion is equivalent to the DMEER (2000) unit of the same name. It consists of montane middle to southern hemiboreal pine forests, Atlantic dwarf shrub heaths, and one area of ombrotrophic mires in northcentral Scotland (Bohn et al. 2000).
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