Characteristics: PN El Palmar (El Palmar National Park) protects the biggest “yatay” palm tree
concentration of Argentine Republic.
The protected area is characterized by a plain landscape which is conformed by different environments, such
as “palmares”, pastures, “little forests”,“pajonales”, and “bank jungle”.
The protected area belongs to the spinal eco-region. There are some typical communities of the “pastizal pampeano” ant
the “paranaense” jungle.
The spinal eco-region is characterized by a plain landscape, with variable lands, and has a changeable
weather. The climate is warm and wet in the north, and mild and dry in the southwest.
Originally, the “yatay” palm tree concentration had a big distribution: it was located in Santa Fe, Corrientes
and Entre Ríos provinces. Due the farm installation and the excessive shepherding, the “yatay” palm tree
concentration was declined.
Yatay Palm Tree
Parque Nacional el Palmar