If you can have a forest anywhere grasslands exist, why do grasslands exist?
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If you can have a forest anywhere grasslands exist, why do grasslands exist?

Joseph Crane asks if grasslands and forests are alternative stable states. If they are, what causes grasslands to persist, when they could become forests?

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Alun (he/him) is the Producer for Botany One. It's his job to keep the server running. He's not a botanist, but started running into them on a regular basis while working on writing modules for an Interdisciplinary Science course and, later, helping teach mathematics to Biologists. His degrees are in archaeology and ancient history.

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