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sere1 / si(ə)r/ (also sear) • adj. dry; arid: a harsh life on the sere granite ledges of those remote offshore islands. . ∎  (esp. of plants) withered. sere2 • n. Ecol. a natural succession of plant (or animal) communities, esp. a full series from uncolonized habitat to the appropriate climax vegetation. Compare with succession.

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sere A complete succession of plant communities, which results in the climax community. A sere is composed of a series of different plant communities that change with time. These communities are known as seral stages or seral communities.

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sere (arch.) dry, withered. OE. sēar = MLG. sōr (LG. soor, Du. zoor) :- Gmc. *sauraz :- IE. *sousǒs, repr. also by Gr. aûos, (Attic) haûos, and rel. to L. sūdus dry.

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sere The characteristic sequence of developmental stages occurring in plant succession. See COMPETITION; ECESIS; MIGRATION; NUDATION; REACTION; and SUCCESSION.

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sere The characteristic sequence of developmental stages occurring in plant succession. See competition; ecesis; migration; nudation; reaction; stabilization.

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sere A stage in a plant succession.

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