Hygrophilous



[hahy-gruh-fahyt] /ˈhaɪ grəˌfaɪt/

noun
1.
a plant that thrives in wet or very moist ground.
2.
a hydrophyte.
/haɪˈɡrɒfɪləs/
adjective
1.
(of a plant) growing in moist places
/ˈhaɪɡrəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
any plant that grows in wet or waterlogged soil

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