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xeric

[′zer·ik]
(ecology)
Of or pertaining to a habitat having a low or inadequate supply of moisture.
Of or pertaining to an organism living in such an environment.
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Allionia Bouteloua Plant Trait incarnata barbata Plant length (cm) (1,2,9) 20-100 Up to 30 Flower color (1,2) Pink-purple NA Flowering period (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9) Jun-Nov Jun-Oct Distribution (2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10) Disturbed Southwestern sites, USA to grasslands, southern and xeric Mexico shrublands.
Casanova, said, "We welcome IVL, ElectriCITY, and Xeric as the newest partners of the BCDA in the development of Clark Green City and look forward to a fruitful collaborative partnership through knowledge and technology transfer, research and development, and business investments.
Fleshy fruits in the diet of Canarian lizards Gallotia galloti (Lacertidae) in a xeric habitat of the Island of Tenerife.
These regions have Mediterranean climates, xeric moisture regimes, and thermic temperature regimes.
This development would have been further limited by low rainfall, as indicated by the abundance of xeric taxa, and the absence of aquatic and riparian taxa.
Forest type in all these areas is dominated by xeric Ponderosa Pine/Douglas-fir forests.
They noted that the relative abundance of shrews was higher in the spring than in the summer in both woodlots and higher in the mesic woodlot than in the xeric one during both seasons.
There were patches of open, xeric vegetation and some stunted trees, typical of the terrain of the Indian tableland or of the Deccan plateau (Champion and Seth 1968).
JoVonn Hill's research builds on previous entomological work conducted in the cedar glades and xeric limestone prairies of the basin.
These open "cedar glades" can be found in several southeastern states, but it is in the Central Basin of Tennessee where they are most prolific, occurring with xeric limestone prairies, eastern red cedar forests, and hardwood forests as part of an edaphically determined mosaic of habitats (Quarterman et al.
Here she makes the case in numerous ways and provides plenty of design ideas for meadows and prairies, patios and play areas, ponds, xeric and rain gardens, and edible gardens, to name a few options.