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Explain how "soft" plants like lichens can cause biological weathering.
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McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation


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Lichens live on bare rock and draw minerals from rock via ion exchange, thus weakening the rock.  Also, alternate wetting and drying causes expansion and contraction of the fungi and algae enough to knock small flakes off rocks.

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