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Climax communities

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In ecology, climax community, or climatic climax community, is a historic term that expressed a biological community of plants and animals and fungi which, through the process of ecological succession — the development of vegetation in an area over time — had reached a steady state. (Wikipedia)

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Plant communities
N/AEcological succession

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