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hydrophyte

[′hī·drə‚fīt]
(botany)
A plant that grows in a moist habitat.
A plant requiring large amounts of water for growth. Also known as hygrophyte.
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option for the purchase, storage, and delivery of Oasis herbicide to control sites for aquatic plant
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Consequently, legitimate concerns existed back in the 1970s and '80s and a full gamut of options for aquatic plant management were considered.
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The high resolution of aerial photography makes it particularly useful for dis-tinguishing among individual aquatic plant species (Seher & Tueller 1973; Carter 1982; Martyn 1985).
Hydrilla is a highly invasive aquatic plant that can have significant negative ecological, recreational and economic impacts in areas it invades.
Their observation showed significant absorptions of these chemical elements by the aquatic plant they investigated.
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The opaque Gowanus obstructs sunlight to one third of the six feet needed for aquatic plant growth.

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