Calcicole sentence example
- Calcicole and Calcifuge Species.Plants which invariably inhabit calcareous soils are sometimes termed calcicoles; calcifuge species are those which are found rarely or never on such soils.
- In relation to the latter theory, it is pointed out that some markedly calcicole species occur on sand dunes; but this may be due to the lime which is frequently present in dune sand as well as to the physical dryness of the soil.
- In England, the number of calcicole species is greater than the number of silicolous species.
- The montane calcicole bryophyte flora is also outstanding and includes a number of species not present on other selected sites.