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Related to climax community: Primary succession, carbon cycle, ecological succession, Secondary succession
An ecological community in the final stage of succession, in which the species composition remains relatively stable until a disturbance such as fire occurs.
An ecological community in which populations of plants or animals remain stable and exist in balance with each other and their environment. A climax community is the final stage of succession, remaining relatively unchanged until destroyed by an event such as fire or human interference. See more at succession.