- a secondary stage of ecological succession after a community is interfered with or destroyed by fire, flood, grazing, etc.; a secondary sere.
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- a secondary sere arising when the progress of a sere towards its climax has been interrupted
Word Origin for subsere
C20: sub- + sere ²
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