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Acidic Glades

Sandstone glades are found only in the Cumberland Plateau and are part of NatureServe's (2015)  Cumberland Sandstone Glade and Barrens  ecological system.

NatureServe also tentatively recognizes another ecological system (Central Interior Highlands Dry Acidic Glade and Barrens) or Tennessee but this system is not recognized in this classification due to lack of known examples. However, this system is known from nearby portions of western Kentucky.

SOUTHWESTERN APPALACHIANS

CUMBERLAND PLATEAU ECOREGION