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preferential species In phytosociology, a species that is present with varying abundance in several communities, but is especially abundant and vigorous in one particular community. It belongs to fidelity class 3 in the Braun-Blanquet phytosociological scheme. Compare accidental species; exclusive species; indifferent species; and selective species.

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preferential species

preferential species In phytosociology, a species that is present with varying abundance in several communities, but is especially abundant and vigorous in one particular community. It belongs to fidelity class 3 in the Braun-Blanquet phytosociological scheme. Compare ACCIDENTAL SPECIES; EXCLUSIVE SPECIES; INDIFFERENT SPECIES; and SELECTIVE SPECIES.

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"preferential species." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/preferential-species-0