Succession is the gradual process of community development. It involves species in one stage being replaced by different species. The time involved in succession is on a scale of tens, hundreds and thousands of years. Time.
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Grubs are killing the grass
Scales on maple tree
Trees dying and falling in a rainforest
Clearing land for mining or housing developments
Over time, the decay of pioneer species, grasses and shrubs adds nutrients to the forest floor allowing more complex species to grow.
Eventually mosses start to grow on bare rock
Land after volcanic eruption
After a large tree falls, other plant species are able to grow. Can you identify any other signs of succession in this picture?