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prairies
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Characterized by fertile soil, a mesic climate, and covered originally with coarse grasses, a prairie is an extensive, level or rolling, predominantly treeless grassland.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/43758.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/43758
Used For
rolling prairies
Broader Term
grasslands
Narrower Term
mixed-grass prairies
shortgrass prairies
tallgrass prairies
Related Term
Prairie Pothole region
prairie soils
steppes
Spanish
praderas
Term Number
43758