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Plant community

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A plant community (sometimes "phytocoenosis" or "phytocenosis") is a collection or association of plant species within a designated geographical unit, which forms a relatively uniform patch, distinguishable from neighboring patches of different vegetation types. [1]

40 relations: Artemisia (genus), Asplenium polyodon, Association (ecology), Blechnum discolor, Canopy (biology), Caucasus, Climate, Community (ecology), Cyathea smithii, Dacrydium cupressinum, Dicksonia squarrosa, Ecosystem, Epiphyte, Festuca, Flora, Floristics, Forb, Forest, Habitat, Phyllis M. Faber, Phytosociology, Platanus racemosa, Poa, Podocarpaceae, Podocarpus laetus, Polygonum aviculare, Prumnopitys ferruginea, Robert Ornduff, Salt marsh, Size-asymmetric competition, Soil type, Stand level modelling, Steppe, Stratification (vegetation), Sycamore Alluvial Woodland, Tmesipteris tannensis, Topography, Understory, Vegetation type, Watermelon.

Artemisia (genus)

Artemisia is a large, diverse genus of plants with between 200 and 400 species belonging to the daisy family Asteraceae.

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Asplenium polyodon

Asplenium polyodon, commonly known as sickle spleenwort, is a species of fern in the family Aspleniaceae.

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Association (ecology)

In phytosociology and community ecology an association is a type of ecological community with a predictable species composition, consistent physiognomy (structural appearance) which occurs in a particular habitat type.

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Blechnum discolor

Blechnum discolor commonly called crown fern (Māori: kiokio), is a species of fern in the family Blechnaceae.

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Canopy (biology)

In biology, the canopy is the aboveground portion of a plant community or crop, formed by the collection of individual plant crowns.

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Caucasus

The Caucasus or Caucasia is a region located at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and occupied by Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.

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Climate

Climate is the statistics of weather over long periods of time.

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Community (ecology)

In ecology, a community is a group or association of populations of two or more different species occupying the same geographical area and in a particular time, also known as a biocoenosis The term community has a variety of uses.

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Cyathea smithii

Cyathea smithii, commonly known as the soft tree fern or kātote, is a species of tree fern from New Zealand.

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Dacrydium cupressinum

Dacrydium cupressinum, commonly known as rimu, is a large evergreen coniferous tree endemic to the forests of New Zealand.

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Dicksonia squarrosa

Dicksonia squarrosa, commonly called whekī or rough tree fern, is a common tree fern endemic to New Zealand.

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Ecosystem

An ecosystem is a community made up of living organisms and nonliving components such as air, water, and mineral soil.

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Epiphyte

An epiphyte is an organism that grows on the surface of a plant and derives its moisture and nutrients from the air, rain, water (in marine environments) or from debris accumulating around it.

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Festuca

Festuca (fescue) is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the grass family, Poaceae (subfamily Pooideae).

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Flora

Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous—native plant life.

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Floristics

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Forb

A forb (sometimes spelled phorb) is an herbaceous flowering plant that is not a graminoid (grasses, sedges and rushes).

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Forest

A forest is a large area dominated by trees.

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Habitat

In ecology, a habitat is the type of natural environment in which a particular species of organism lives.

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Phyllis M. Faber

Phyllis M. Faber is an American botanist who did extensive work organizing and promoting the California Native Plant Society.

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Phytosociology

Phytosociology is the branch of science which deals with plant communities, their composition and development, and the relationships between the species within them.

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Platanus racemosa

Platanus racemosa is a species of plane tree known by several common names, including California sycamore, western sycamore, California plane tree, and in North American Spanish aliso.

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Poa

Poa is a genus of about 500 species of grasses, native to the temperate regions of both hemispheres.

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Podocarpaceae

Podocarpaceae is a large family of mainly Southern Hemisphere conifers, comprising about 156 species of evergreen trees and shrubs.

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Podocarpus laetus

Podocarpus laetus is a species of conifer in the Podocarpaceae family, commonly known as Hall's tōtara, mountain tōtara or thin-barked tōtara.

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Polygonum aviculare

Polygonum aviculare or common knotgrass is a plant related to buckwheat and dock.

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Prumnopitys ferruginea

Prumnopitys ferruginea, commonly called miro, is an evergreen coniferous tree which is endemic to New Zealand.

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Robert Ornduff

Robert Ornduff (1932–2000) was an American botanist.

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Salt marsh

A salt marsh or saltmarsh, also known as a coastal salt marsh or a tidal marsh, is a coastal ecosystem in the upper coastal intertidal zone between land and open saltwater or brackish water that is regularly flooded by the tides.

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Size-asymmetric competition

Size-asymmetric competition refers to situations in which larger individuals exploit disproportionally greater amounts of resources when competing with smaller individuals.

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Soil type

In terms of soil texture, soil type usually refers to the different sizes of mineral particles in a particular sample.

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Stand level modelling

Stand level modelling is a type of modelling in the forest sciences in which the main unit is a forested stand.

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Steppe

In physical geography, a steppe (p) is an ecoregion, in the montane grasslands and shrublands and temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands biomes, characterized by grassland plains without trees apart from those near rivers and lakes.

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Stratification (vegetation)

Stratification in the field of ecology refers to the vertical layering of a habitat; the arrangement of vegetation in layers.

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Sycamore Alluvial Woodland

Sycamore Alluvial Woodland is a rare open woodland plant community, or vegetation type, dominated by California sycamore Platanus racemosa, existing only in small parts of California.

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Tmesipteris tannensis

Tmesipteris tannensis is a fern ally endemic to New Zealand.

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Topography

Topography is the study of the shape and features of the surface of the Earth and other observable astronomical objects including planets, moons, and asteroids.

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Understory

In forestry and ecology, understory (or understorey, underbrush, undergrowth) comprises plant life growing beneath the forest canopy without penetrating it to any great extent, but above the forest floor.

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Vegetation type

Vegetation type or plant community refers to members of a group or aspect of plants that are often found growing in an area together (plant associates), or that share similar environmental conditions, characterized by the presence of one or more dominant species.

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Watermelon

Citrullus lanatus is a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae, a vine-like (scrambler and trailer) flowering plant originally from Africa.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plant_community

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