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A plant that is not suited to calcareous soil.as modifier ‘calcifuge plants such as heathers’
- ‘Ecologists have classified plant species into calcifuges, which occur on acid soils with low Ca, and calcicoles, which occur on calcareous soils.’
- ‘The Ptot concentrations were, on average, twice as high in the calcicole as in the calcifuge herbs on the calcareous soil, whereas there were no consistent differences between the herb categories on the acid soil.’
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