xeric

Definitions of xeric
1

adj being deficient in moisture

“deserts provide xeric environments”
Synonyms:
xerophytic
adapted to a xeric (or dry) environment
Antonyms:
hydric
having or characterized by excessive moisture
mesic
having or characterized by moderate or a well-balanced supply of moisture
hydrophytic
growing wholly or partially in water
hygrophytic
requiring an abundance of moisture
mesophytic
being or growing in or adapted to a moderately moist environment
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