Grasslands are found all over the world. They are large and flat. They are usually covered in grass. Plants and animals live on grasslands. Learn more about this habitat.
In the Middle
Grasslands get more rain than deserts do. They get less rain than forests. Grasslands are found between deserts and forests.
More than Grass
Grasslands grow all kinds of plants. Wildflowers grow there. Bushes do too. Sometimes, there are trees.
Grasslands can get extreme weather. Dust storms and tornadoes happen. Wind and dry weather can lead to wildfires.
Farms for Food
Grasslands are used as farmland. They can be used as pasture for animals. Or they can be used to raise crops for people.
Where in the World?
In Africa, grasslands are called savannas. In Asia and Europe, they are called steppes. In the United States, they are called prairies.