microclimate

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microclimate

the immediate climate in which an organism lives, such as the climate around a leaf, within the herb layer, or within an adjacent part of the soil.
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Norris held research interests in plant ecology, vegetation surveys in Ohio and Tennessee, microclimatology, morphology and growth patterns.
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