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1. the partial lifting of a plant out of the soil as a result of alternating freezing and thawing of the soil.<br><br>
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1. The partial lifting of a plant out of the soil as a result of alternating freezing and thawing of the soil.<br><br>
http://www.geobotany.uaf.edu/cryoturbation/photos2/heaveometers/dh_heave3.jpeg<br><br>
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This picture shows scientists using instruments to measure the affects on a frost heave on plant life.
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See [[heaving]].<br><br>
<br>Source: http://www.geobotany.uaf.edu/<br><br>
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https://crickethillgarden.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/heaved-roots1.jpg<br><br>
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[[Root]]s like these, exposed by frost heaving will not survive and will severally weaken a plant.<br>
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Source: https://crickethillgarden.wordpress.com/2012/03/13/winter-heaving-of-peony-roots/<br><br>

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1. The partial lifting of a plant out of the soil as a result of alternating freezing and thawing of the soil.

See heaving.

heaved-roots1.jpg

Roots like these, exposed by frost heaving will not survive and will severally weaken a plant.
Source: https://crickethillgarden.wordpress.com/2012/03/13/winter-heaving-of-peony-roots/