am·moph·i·lous | \-ləs\

Definition of ammophilous 

: living or growing in the sand or in dry sandy places ammophilous grasses

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First Known Use of ammophilous

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ammophilous

amm- + -philous

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