Llano Uplift

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1. Llano Uplift

3. Size/Major cities Texas Hill country Located in the Edwards Plateau 5000 sq. miles One of the smallest Texas Ecoregions Home to some of the oldest rocks in Texas Enchanted Rock: dome-like rock formation of pink granite Austin, Fredericksburg

4. Topography Rolling to hilly Large dome shaped granite rocks (rise over 400 ft above the surrounding land)

6. 24-32 inches/yr of rainfall Coarse textured sandy soils

7. Predominant Vegetation Oak Juniper Plateau Live Oak Grasses Mesquite

8. Native Plant Communities Oak-hickory woodlands Oak woodlands

9. Rare Plants and Animals Texas snowbells A tropical fern, Blechnum occidentale,is found only at Enchanted Rock and isolated areas in tropical Florida in the United States

10. Common but cool animals at Llano Uplift: Mexican Free-Tailed Bats

11. Texas Blind Salamander

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