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  • The arboreal species do not attain a tree-like form, with the exception of Pistacia atlantica and occasionally P. khinjuk.

    Kuhrud-Kohbanan Mountains forest steppe

  • The typical shrub story in the juniper steppe forests of this area may include pistachio (Pistacia atlantica), cotoneaster (Cotoneaster racemiflora), Crataegus spp., maple (Acer turcomanicum), almond (Amygdalus spp.), and other species.

    Elburz Range forest steppe

  • In the Dayas, vegetation includes betoum (Pistacia atlantica), Ziziphus lotus, Anvillea radiata, Bubonium graveolens and Malva aegyptiaca.

    Mediterranean dry woodlands and steppe

  • Endemic plants, some of which are endangered, include Argania spinosa, Arbutus pavari, Cedrus atlantica, antieuphorbium, Thymus algeriensis, and Thymus broussonettii (Batanouny 1999).

    Northern Africa and biodiversity

  • The lower slopes now reportedly support a zone of Pistacia atlantica, while Artemisia, Cousinia, and other genera are now more common in the degraded areas.

    Elburz Range forest steppe

  • Now the mata atlantica is in tatters, thanks to centuries of plunder by lumbermen, ranchers and settlers to whom forests were either obstacles or booty.

    Not As Green As They Seem

  • The endemic Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica) has wide girths and grows to heights of more than 125 feet.

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  • The dominant canopy tree species of the montane conifer forests is the endemic Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica), which normally constitutes mixed stands with the evergreen holm oak (Quercus ilex subsp. ballota) and less frequently with deciduous oak species (Quercus faginea, Q. canariensis).

    Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests

  • The herbaceous layer normally includes many species that also characterize the moist conifer mountain forests, and some other endemic and more thermophilous taxa, such as Cyclamen africanum, Acanthus mollis, Gallium elipticum, Vicia atlantica, Saxifraga atlantica, and Myosotis collina.

    Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests

  • They sit beneath a weeping blue atlas cedar, Cedrus atlantica, beneath which they kiss, her tongue tip touching his lightly, inflaming him.

    Our American King


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