subsere

subsere

[suhb-seer]
noun Ecology.
a secondary stage of ecological succession after a community is interfered with or destroyed by fire, flood, grazing, etc.; a secondary sere.
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subsere (ˈsʌbˌsɪə)
 
n
a secondary sere arising when the progress of a sere towards its climax has been interrupted
 
[C20: sub- + sere²]

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