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Bayanzag | Fossil dune with saxaul
WI_mo115.jpg Khustayn Uul National Park  |  Vegetated dune fieldThumbnailsBayanzag  |  Fossil dune with old crusts

The saxaul (Haloxylon ammodendron) is well adapted to sandy habitats such as this fossil dune. It occurs troughout Central and Inner Asia where it often forms dense populations sometimes referred to as forests.

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Wednesday 16 July 2014 by Martin Mergili in Asia / Mongolia (2721 visits)