Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Glossary
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- - a. (Gr. xeros, dry) characterized by a scanty supply of moisture, tolerating, or adapted to, arid conditions.
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- - n. (Gr. xylon, wood) woody tissue that is part of the water-transporting system in plants, consisting of lignified tracheids or vessels, and which also acts as a supporting tissue.