Hydro-xerophytes (bog xerophytes) .Plants which live in ~t, peaty soils, and which possess aeration channels and xeroiilous leaves; e.g., Cladium Mariscus, Eriophorum angustifohium, if bus Chamaemorus, and Vaccinium Vitis-Idaea.
The term oxyloiyte is open to the obiection that some peaty waters are alkaline, id not acidic as the term implies.
Many plants of peaty soils e sclerophylious.
Utricularia spp., which are locally abundant in peaty waters, are insectivorous.
Bog Xerophytes live in the peaty soil of fens and moors which are physically wet, but which are said to be physiologically dry.
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