Carolinian life zone

Carolinian life zone

[¦kar·ə¦lin·ē·ən ′līf ‚zōn]
(ecology)
A zone comprising the climate and biotic communities of the oak savannas of eastern North America.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The native winged loosestrife (Lythrum alatum) is rare because its habitat, the Carolinian life zone, is one of Canada's most threatened regions due to the effects of urban, agricultural and industrial development.