calcicole

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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.
These samples were from open calcicolous and moderately grazed beech forests (sample 18, 880 m asl) and ravine forests on northeastern facing slopes (sample 24, 605 m asl).
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.
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.
The association is described as pre-forest edaphophilous and calcicolous vegetation, occurring on rocky outcrops, included in the PistacioRhamnetalia alaterni order.