oxylophyte

noun
ox·​yl·​o·​phyte | \ äkˈsiləˌfīt \
plural -s

Definition of oxylophyte

: a plant that prefers or is restricted to an acid soil most heaths are obligatory oxylophytes

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Other Words from oxylophyte

oxylophytic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦fitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for oxylophyte

oxy- + -lo- (probably from halo-) -phyte

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“Oxylophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxylophyte. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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