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pioneer species
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
The first members of a population to arrive in a new area, usually a bare, barren, uncolonized or disturbed environment. Pioneer species begin the process of ecological succession and are usually replaced by successional species.
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NAL Thesaurus Staff
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pioneer plant species
pioneer plants
pioneer tree species
pioneer trees
Broader Term
biological resources
Related Term
colonizing ability
dominant species
ecological succession
invasive species
especies pioneras
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