calcicolous
adjective see calcicole

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • calcicolous — adjective growing or living in soil rich in lime • Ant: ↑calcifugous * * * (ˈ)kal|sikələs adjective or calcicole Etymology: calcicolous from French calcicole + English ous; calcicole …   Useful english dictionary

  • calcicolous — See calcicole. * * * …   Universalium

  • calcicolous — cal·cic·o·lous …   English syllables

  • Calcicolous grasslands in the British National Vegetation Classification system — This article gives an overview of the calcicolous grassland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.IntroductionThe calcicolous grassland communities of the NVC were described in Volume 3 of British Plant Communities …   Wikipedia

  • calcicole — calcicolous /kal sik euh leuhs/, adj. /kal si kohl /, n. any plant capable of thriving in calcareous soil. Also called calciphile. [1880 85; back formation from calcicolous growing in limy earth. See CALCI , COLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • British NVC community CG1 (Festuca ovina — NVC community CG1 (Festuca ovina Carlina vulgaris grassland) is one of the calcicolous grassland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system. It is one of three short sward communities associated with heavy grazing,… …   Wikipedia

  • calcicole — noun Etymology: French, calcicolous, from calc + cole colous Date: 1882 a plant normally growing on calcareous soils • calcicolous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of plant communities in the British National Vegetation Classification — The following is the list of the 286 plant communities which comprise the British National Vegetation Classification (NVC). These are grouped by major habitat category, as used in the five volumes of British Plant Communities , the standard work… …   Wikipedia

  • British NVC community CG7 — NOTOC NVC community CG7 ( Festuca ovina Hieracium pilosella Thymus praecox/pulegioides grassland) is one of the calcicolous grassland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system. It is one of three short sward communities …   Wikipedia

  • Mesotrophic grasslands in the British National Vegetation Classification system — This article gives an overview of the mesotrophic grassland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system. Introduction The mesotrophic grassland communities of the NVC were described in Volume 3 of British Plant… …   Wikipedia

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