companion species

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companion species A term formerly used in the Braun-Blanquetphytosociological scheme to mean ‘indifferent species’. Companion species at the association level sometimes emerge as characteristic (kennarten or faithful) species when communities are classified at higher levels, such as alliances or orders.

companion species

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companion species A term formerly used in the Braun-Blanquet phytosociological scheme to mean ‘indifferent species’. Companion species at the association level sometimes emerge as characteristic (kennarten, or faithful) species when communities are classified at higher levels, such as alliances or orders.

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