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Low maquis in Corsica
High macchia in Sardinia

Maquis (French) or macchia (Italian: macchia mediterranea) is a shrubland biome in the Mediterranean region, typically consisting of densely growing evergreen shrubs. [1][2]

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  1. ^ Habitats of the world. New York: Marshall Cavendish. 2006. pp. 488, 492–493. ISBN 978-0761475231. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  2. ^ Costantini, Edoardo A.C. (ed.); Dazzi, Carmelo (ed.) (2013). The soils of Italy. Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 30, 78, 80, 83, 255, 283. ISBN 978-9400756410. Retrieved 26 November 2015.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)

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