hygrophyte


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hygrophyte

[′hī·grə‚fīt]
(botany)
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As it is shown in Figure 3, both urban and suburban parks had a tendency that hygrophytes and emerging plants were widely distributed, but much less submerged and floating-leaved plants appeared.
Comparing with urban parks, suburban parks show a decrease in the proportion of hygrophytes with growing number of submerged and floating-leaved plants (Figure 3).
The main increase took place in the frequency of common hygrophytes, helophytes, and amphibious plants inhabiting overgrowing shores.
In low-water summers the denuded zone, especially in the north-western shore, provides a wide wet ecotone--a habitat for small-sized hygrophytes, helophytes, and amphibious plants.