Included here is the southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula including Oman and the eastermost parts of the United Arab Emirates. Over much of the Salahah plain the savanna vegetation is dominated by the endemic or near endemic grass Dichanthium micranthum (Poaceae). On the more level areas it can form almost pure stands. Other grasses may include the graceful Stipagrostis paradisea with its attractive feathery plumes. However, many wadis draining from the Qara Hills dissect the plain and these provide added ecological diversity to the area.


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