Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1118427327
ISBN 13: 978-1-11842-732-3

Chapter 6 - Ecosystems: Concepts and Fundamentals - Study Questions: 2

Answer

Redwood trees can be classified as late-successional species. The fact that they may live more than 1,000 years implies that this species is able to evolve and adapt to its environment and can persist in the ecosystem despite the competition with other species.

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Redwood trees can be classified as late-successional species. The fact that they may live more than 1,000 years implies that this species is able to evolve and adapt to its environment and can persist in the ecosystem despite the competition with other species.
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