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plant sociability

plant sociability In the description and analysis of plant communities, a measure of the distribution pattern and organization of a species. The Zurich–Montpellier phytosociological scheme (see phytosociology) uses a five-point sociability scale: (1)growing once in a place, singly;(2)grouped or tufted;(3)growing in troops, small patches, or cushions;(4)growing in small colonies, extensive patches, or forming carpets; and(5)growing in great crowds or pure populations.See also Domin scale.

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plant sociability

plant sociability In the description and analysis of plant communities, a measure of the distribution pattern and organization of a species. The Zurich–Montpellier phytosociological scheme uses a 5-point sociability scale: sociability
1. growing once in a place, singly;

2. grouped or tufted;

3. in troops, small patches, or cushions;

4. in small colonies, extensive patches, or forming carpets; and

5. in great crowds, or pure populations.

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"plant sociability." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved December 16, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/plant-sociability-0