Further divisions are hydrohalophytes and xerohalophytes. Hydrohalophytes grow in aquatic conditions or on wet soil. Most mangroves and saltmarsh species along coastlines are hydrohalophytes. Xerohalophytes may grow in habitats where the soil is always saline but where the soil may dry out so much as to cause problems with water availability for the plant.
Related category• BOTANY
Source: NOAA, CoRIS glossary
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