- a sere originating in water.
Origin of hydrosere
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Examples from the Web for hydrosere
These hydrosere situations are the habitat of Sorex vagrans.
Vagrant shrews, then as now, probably depended on hydrosere communities, while red squirrels required trees.
The jumping mouse also is limited in its distribution by hydrosere communities, not by forests.
Sorex palustris is tied closely in its distribution to hydrosere communities and is not dependent upon the presence of forests.
- a sere that begins in an aquatic environment
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