hydrosere


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Related to hydrosere: Halosere, xerosere, Psammosere

hydrosere

(ˈhaɪdrəʊsɪə)
n
(Biology) a sere that begins in an aquatic environment
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Marsh conditions, with vegetation growing in standing water, prevailed around the shallow edges of the lake and became more extensive as the processes of sedimentation and plant invasion that ecologists and biogeographers know as hydric or hydrosere succession continued.
Unlike peatlands of the northern Great Lakes region and other northern localities in North America, conifers do not characterize the later stages of the peatland hydrosere in Indiana.
Evidence for the development of a fen began early in the hydrosere (in the limnic phase) and colonization of the open water by a floating fen mat brought closure to the emergent marsh.