hygrophyte


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hygrophyte

a non-aquatic plant that requires plenty of moisture.
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When coming to 2013-2014, the macrophyte communities of Xiangyang site changed to submerged plants, floating plants, emergent plants, and hygrophytes, respectively, represented by P.
This was also a hygrophyte association group including 19 sampling spots (S2, S3, S4, S5, S7, S8, S9, S10, S12, S13, S14, S15, S16, S18, S21, S23, S25, S42, S43).
They demonstrated that both assemblages are coeval and that the former represent hygrophyte associations and the latter, xerophyte ones; the vertical succession of floras is thus climatically controlled and any of them can be found in a time interval ranging from the Late Carboniferous to the Early Permian.
Generally speaking, submerged plants, floating and floating-leaved plants, emerging plants, and hygrophyte (preferably local species) are used in water landscape.