edaphic climax

noun

Definition of edaphic climax

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

First Known Use of edaphic climax

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Edaphic climax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edaphic%20climax. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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