edaphic community

edaphic community

[ē′daf·ik kə′myün·əd·ē]
(ecology)
A plant community that results from or is influenced by soil factors such as salinity and drainage.
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These techniques may negatively impact edaphic communities found on soil inclusions nested within these larger communities by killing vegetation, introducing inappropriate plants, or physically changing the unique soils in the edaphic community.