Who replaces the herbaceous plants in a xerarch succession?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 days ago

Who replaces the herbaceous plants in a xerarch succession?
 
(a) Angiosperms
 
(b) Lichens
 
(c) Shrubs
 
(d) Forest
 
I have been asked this question during an internship interview.
 
This is a very interesting question from Ecosystem in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 days ago

The correct answer is (c) Shrubs
 
The best explanation: The sequence of successional stages occurring on bare rocks is known as xerarch succession. The herbaceous plants are replaced by the shrubs in a xerarch succession. Some examples of shrubs are Phytocarpus, Rhus, etc.