Plant Science Chapter 2

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  1. stable community of plants and animals that results from a complex community replacing simpler ones
    climax community
  2. percentage of a plant's biomass that is incorporated into the harvestable part
    harvest index
  3. impact that human activity has on ecosystems and global resources
    human footprint
  4. a climbing or twining plant, usually woods
    liane
  5. atmospheric environmental conditions in the immediate vicinity of the plant, including interchanges of energy, gases, and water between atmosphere and soil
    microclimate
  6. small flowering plants that grow in deciduous forests that start and complete their annual lifecycle in a very short time in the spring before tree leaf out
    spring ephemerals
  7. serial replacement of simple communities by more complex communities
    succession
  8. plants that grow under the canopy of other taller plants
    understory
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Plant Science Chapter 2
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