Oman Botanic Garden
A JOURNEY THROUGH THE HEART OF OMAN

Northern Mountains

The mid and high altitude Northern Mountains are typified by precipitous rocky slopes, high plateaus and deeply incised wadis. The slopes at the mid altitude arecharacterized by a rocky and gravelly surface,the higher altitude consists of dramatic rolling peaks and valleys of exposed bare rock and of vegetation. Plants of note include: Oleaeuropeasubsp. cuspidata, Dionysiamira, Sideroxylonmascatense and Dodoneaviscosa. The high altitude is dominated by Juniperus seravschanica woodland.

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