- This article was considered for deletion at Wikipedia on October 1 2018. This is a backup of Wikipedia:Vegetation_type. All of its AfDs can be found at Wikipedia:Special:PrefixIndex/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Vegetation_type, the first at Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Vegetation_type.
Vegetation type or plant community refers to members of a group or aspect of plants that are often found growing in an area together (plant associates), or that share similar environmental conditions, characterized by the presence of one or more dominant species.Template:Rp They may be named for zones with those conditions, such as elevation ranges, soil types, temperature ranges, precipitation ranges, or for one or more of the dominant plants.Template:Rp
- Introduction to California Plant Life; Robert Ornduff, Phyllis M. Faber, Todd Keeler-Wolf; revised 2003
- Sierra Nevada Wildflowers, Karen Wiese, 2nd ed, 2013, p11