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calcicole

[′kal·sə‚kōl]
(botany)
Requiring soil rich in calcium carbonate for optimum growth.
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Less abundant calcicolous fen mosses that occurred on the mat were Calliergon trifarium and Meesia triquetra.
2835 [pm] 80 y BP) is marked by abundant remains of the calcicolous mosses Meesia triquetra and Calliergon trifarium.
As a result of multivariate analyses (HCA and CA), four beech related forest habitat types, according to the 92/43/ECC Directive, can be differentiated in the Mount Paggeo in relation to their pollen assemblages: ravine, thermophilous, acidophilous and calcicolous beech forests.
Finally, cluster D includes samples of both calcicolous beech forests (8, 9, 13, 16, 17 and 18) and subalpine calcareous grasslands (samples 10, 11 and 12) with very low levels of clustering and little differentiation between the two types of vegetation (Figure 5).
Samples 8, 9, 13, 16, 17 and 18 represent the "Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion" (9150) habitat type, calcicolous beech forests classified as the Brachypodium pinnatum-Fagus sylvatica community by Tsiripidis & al.
The flora of moraines is highly calcicolous and greatly appreciated by livestock.
It has a mixture of calcicolous and silicicolous species dominated by Astragalus nevadensis subsp.
They are described as central Spain oro- and cryoromediterranean calcicolous grasslands with influence of silicicolous grassland species on cryoturbaded soils.We have included the new association in Festuco hystricis-Ononidetea striatae Rivas-Martinez & al.
The association is described as pre-forest edaphophilous and calcicolous vegetation, occurring on rocky outcrops, included in the PistacioRhamnetalia alaterni order.