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psammophyte

[sam-uh-fahyt] /ˈsæm əˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a plant that grows in sand or sandy soil.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Greek psammo- (combining form of psámmos sand) + -phyte
Related forms
psammophytic
[saem-uh-fit-ik] /ˌsæɛm əˈfɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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