edaphic climax

noun

: an ecological climax resulting from soil factors and commonly persisting through cycles of climatic and physiographic change compare climatic climax

Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of edaphic climax was in 1926

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“Edaphic climax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edaphic%20climax. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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