Ecological and biological diversity within Mississippi is great. The state contains barrier islands and coastal lowlands, large river floodplain forests, rolling and hilly coastal plains with evergreen and deciduous forests, and a variety of aquatic habitats. There are 4 level III ecogregions and 21 level IV ecoregions in Mississippi and most continue into ecologically similar parts of adjacent states.
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