Piney Woods

A Texas Ecoregion

Abiotic Factors

Elev. 200-500ft, Rainfall 36-50 in, Temp. 36-94F, Acidic Sands

Biotic Factors

(10) Plants: Longleaf Pine, Shortleaf Pine, Loblolly Pine, Blackjack Oak, Post Oak, Sweetgum, Magnolia, Elm, Ash, Tupelo
(10) Animals: Wood Peckers, Cotton Mouths, Eastern Cotton Tail Rabbits, Squirrels, Opossum, Hawk, Hog, Ringtail, Bobcat, Striped Skunk

(4) Cities/Towns

Nacogdoches, Longview, Texarkana, Paris

Industry/Agriculture

Oil, Natural Gas

Weathering

Seasonal Flooding, Rain, Organic

Erosion

(Little erosion due to vegetation roots) Wind, Water

Deposition

Sand on river banks

Fun Facts

Piney woods are in east Texas. Very few people live in east Texas.
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