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A plant adapted to grow in water.

hy′dro·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.hydrophytic - growing wholly or partially in water; "water lilies are hydrophytic"
hydric - having or characterized by excessive moisture; "a hydric habitat"
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The riverine vegetation for upstream (station 3 Rachgoun) under semi-arid climate arid a (Sebdou station 1), one of the species planted the most tolerant at these conditions is Tamarix africana in wet depressions and near the lightly soiled marshes; While the halophytes species (Zygophyllum, Atriplex, Suaeda ) and hydrophytic vegetation (Nerium oleander ) are the most suitable for freshwater and brackish water bodies respectively.
This hydrophytic vegetation thrives on stream and riverbanks, and thus plays a direct role in the functioning of both river systems and the flanking terrestrial landscape.
area where hydrophytic crop production had historically occurred,
Rice is normally mesophtic plant but forcibly it can grown as hydrophytic crop.
These wetlands are widely recognized as consisting of three main components: hydric soils, hydrophytic vegetation, and wetland hydrology.
Watercress is hydrophytic, meaning its roots need to stay wet.
Rhizomatous perennial graminoids, including the grass Dupontia fischeri (Fisher's tundragrass) and the hydrophytic sedges Carex aquatilis (water sedge), Eriophorum angustifolium (tall cottongrass), and E.
A consequence of hydrologic drought is likely a lack of hydrophytic species present in the floodplains and riparian habitats, therefore an analysis of vegetation composition in regards to stream channel incision is needed to fully elucidate hydrologic drought and its effects.
In moist-soil managed wetlands, precisely timed inundation and drawdown regimes promote germination, growth, and seed production of desirable hydrophytic plants (during drawdown), which will eventually provide food and structural substrates for invertebrate colonization (during inundation); both of these are key food resources for migrating and wintering waterfowl.
Spatial and environmental effects on hydrophytic macrophyte occurrence in the Upper Rhine floodplain (Germany).