drought

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suspended animation in organisms during periods of extreme drought from which they revive when moisture returns anabiosis
drought-resistant perennial with awns lacking or very short and long creeping rhizomes; Europe and temperate Asia awnless bromegrass , Bromus inermis
drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material cluster bean , Cyamopsis psoraloides , Cyamopsis tetragonolobus , guar
coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States foxtail millet , Hungarian grass , Italian millet , Setaria italica
drought-resistant Asiatic treelike shrub bearing pleasantly acid small red edible fruits commonly used in sherbets Grewia asiatica , phalsa
thorny deep-rooted drought-resistant shrub native to southwestern United States and Mexico bearing pods rich in sugar and important as livestock feed; tends to form extensive thickets honey mesquite , Prosopis glandulosa , Western honey mesquite
Asiatic creeping perennial grass; introduced in southern United States as a drought-resistant lawn grass Korean velvet grass , mascarene grass , Zoysia tenuifolia
air-breathing fish having an elongated body and fleshy paired fins; certain species construct mucus-lined mud coverings in which to survive drought lungfish
small drought-resistant sorghums having large yellow or whitish grains milo , milo maize
any of various grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions; common on the dry upland plains just east of the Rocky Mountains short-grass , shortgrass
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