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Important Grasslands of India | Prelims | Geography Facts

Important Grasslands of  India:

Banni and Vidi Grasslands[ Coastal Grassland]:

  • Banni and Vidi Grasslands are in the Rann of Kutch region in Gujarat.
  • These grasslands are in a thick mat-like cover spread over Beaches and sand.

Phumdis or Floating Grasslands[Wet Grassland]:

  • It is in the Loktake lake of Manipur.
  • It is found in the water logging areas.
  • Kembul Lamjao National Park is the only floating national park in the world and it is located in the Phumdis grasslands.

Margs or Bahaks Grasslands[montane type]:

  • Margs or Bahaks Grasslands is in Kashmir.

Bugyal and Dzukou Grasslands[ Montane Type]

  • Bugyal and Dzukou Grasslands are in Uttarakhand.
  • These grasslands are also called the "Nature's own Garden".

Khajjiar Grasslands[ Montane Type]

  • Khajjiar Grasslands is in Himachal Pradesh. It is also called the " Mini-Switzerland" of India.

Saramati Grasslands[ Montane]

  • Saramati Grasslands is in Nagaland.

Ukhrul Grasslands[ Montane]

  • Ukhrul Grasslands is in Manipur.
  • Sirohi National Park of Manipur is located in the Ukhril Grasslands.

Shola Grasslands[ Tropical]:

  • It is in the Western Ghats, mostly in Karnataka.

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