Los Angeles

The most common plant communities in the Los Angeles area are coastal sagebrush, chaparral, and coastal forests.

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Chaparral is an evergreen, thicket plant formation that is a characteristic component of sclerophyllous vegetation, found in western North America. It is the equivalent of maquis from the Mediterranean Basin. Chaparral is shaped by the Mediterranean climate and intense fires. It covers 9% of California's wild vegetation and contains 20% of its plant species.