(Of an environment or habitat) containing plenty of moisture; very wet: hydric soils Compare with mesic1 and xeric.
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- Communities range from xeric habitats such as scrub and scrubby flatwoods to hydric habitats such as floodplain forest and blackwater stream.
- It had the hydric soil characteristic of former wetlands.
- Several new studies point to evidence that some organisms with limited capacities to acclimatize to thermal or hydric change may be limited in their ability to survive future climate changes.
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