Temperate and Alpine cover


  • This type of cover is met with mostly on the hills of the Himalayan region in the north and the Nilgiris in the South of India.
  • It is characterized by the presence of species like Agrostis, Calamagrostis, Dactylis, Oryzopis etc., together with pasture legumes like white and red clovers, medicks and vetches, all species that are typical of grass land cover in temperate lands.
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