Mexico is home to a surprising number of forests. However, these have been heavily deforested as with most developed areas.
The pine-oak coniferous forests of Mexico extend down into Central America, and cover much of Mexico. The climate of these regions is fairly mild.
The dry forests also cover a large area of Mexico and Central America. They are named after the long dry seasons which they must endure. During these seasons, most trees shed their leaves, so they can conserve moisture. These are broadleaf forests.
These mountains extend into the United States. They are home to many varieties of wildlife. These are primarily coniferous pine-oak forests. This area is endangered by heavy logging, and is home to many important plants, such as agave, which are often restricted to this area.