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prisere

(ˈpraɪˌsɪə)
n
(Environmental Science) ecology a primary sere or succession from bare ground to the community climax
[C20: pri(mary) + sere2]
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Extensive clonal growth via root sprouts is its primary mode of expansion (Van Andel, 1975; Myerscough, 1980), contributing to rapid attainment of dominance and long-term persistence in the seral community (Halpern, 1989).