hydrophilous


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hydrophilous

[hī′dräf·ə·ləs]
(ecology)
Inhabiting moist places.
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1977--The hydrophilous vegetation of western Crete--Vegetatio 34: 65-86.
Community 10 is also a low turf of hydrophilous gramineae dominated by Luziola peruviana.
The external signs are the presence of a hydrophilous vegetation and the presence in the soil of bluish, grayish, and olive green colors; these soils are known to Russian peasants as gley.