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trait details of "Strategy type"

group of trait Ecological strategy
description Ecological strategy type following the system of GRIME.
trait attribute attribute type
Strategy type range of values
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possible attribute values "Strategy type"
label name description
c competitors Trees, shrubs and forbs with high competitive power due to their morphological and/or physiological characters and life history traits.
cr competitors/ruderals Intermediate type between competitors and ruderals.
cs competitors/stress-tolerators Intermediate type between competitors and stress-tolerators.
csr competitors/stress-tolerators/ruderals Intermediate type, usually rosette plants or small, perennial species which can utilize spatio-temporal niches very well and have an intermediate life span.
r ruderals Usually annual, weedy plant species which produce many seeds and can easily colonize pioneer habitats.
s stress-tolerators Species with only little growth and morphological and/or physiological adaptations to conditions that may in either very rare or overabundant (e.g. minerals, protons, water or drought).
sr stress-tolerators/ruderals Intermediate type between stress-tolerators and ruderals.