Climax-community meaning

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An ecological community in the final stage of succession, in which the species composition remains relatively stable until a disturbance such as fire occurs.
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An ecological community in which populations of plants or animals remain stable and exist in balance with each other and their environment. A climax community is the final stage of succession, remaining relatively unchanged until destroyed by an event such as fire or human interference.
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(obsolete) A community (group of interdependent organisms interacting with one another) which, through the process of ecological succession (the development of vegetation in an area over time), has reached a steady state.
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