edaphic climax

  1. a localized climax community that may differ from the surrounding climax vegetation by reason of slightly differing soil type, exposure to sun and wind, drainage, etc.

Origin of edaphic climax

First recorded in 1945–50

Words Nearby edaphic climax

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