[hal-uh-fahyt] /ˈhæl əˌfaɪt/

a plant that thrives in saline soil.
a plant that grows in very salty soil, as in a salt marsh
A plant adapted to living in salty soil, as along the seashore or in salt flats. Mangroves, salt-marsh grasses, and saltbushes are halophytes.


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