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ephemeral

Biology
1. a short-lived organism, such as the mayfly
2. a plant that completes its life cycle in less than one year, usually less than six months

ephemeral

Temporary. Fleeting. Transitory. See ephemeral message app.
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An ephemeral pond forms upslope of the litter dam wall and is subsequently infilled by bedload deposits to form a microterrace (Mitchell and Humphreys 1987).
The Welsh tract contains one semi-permanent and one ephemeral pond.