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hygrophyte

a non-aquatic plant that requires plenty of moisture.
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The macrophytes types changed from submerged macrophytes to a diversity pattern including submerged plants, emergent plants, hygrophyte, and floating plants.
The main increase took place in the frequency of common hygrophytes, helophytes, and amphibious plants inhabiting overgrowing shores.