[flaw-ris-tiks, floh-]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of the distribution, number, types, and relationships of plant species in an area or areas. Unabridged
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floristics (flɒˈrɪstɪks)
(functioning as singular) the branch of botany concerned with the types, numbers, and distribution of plant species in a particular area

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Example sentences
The focus of these higher levels on physiognomy has been somewhat awkward to mesh with the floristics of the lower levels.
Note that floristics and soils were more closely related than floristics and surface.
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