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A plant which grows in wet conditions.
- ‘Around the marsh is a vast wetland, where hygrophytes are in full bloom in summer, and wild animals live peacefully, including red foxes, Sika deer and sables.’
- ‘Despite these unsympathetic harsh changes there are still many hygrophytes in the limited remaining marsh-lands.’
- ‘They are the producers of the river ecosystem such as the alga or the hygrophyte.’
- ‘A few hygrophytes and tropophytes are also met with, but under exceptional circumstances.’
- ‘Therefore, the distribution and growth habitat of hydrophyte and hygrophyte were investigated.’
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