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  1. The scientific study of the distribution of plants, especially on the regional level.

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Floristics (from "flora") is a subdomain of botany and biogeography that studies distribution and relationships of plant species over geographic areas.
The term is not to be confused with floristry.
floristics in German: Geobotanik
floristics in Dutch: Floristiek
floristics in Portuguese: Florística
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