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Definition of "palustrine" [pa•lus•trine]

  • Of, pertaining to, or thriving in marshy habitats. (adjective)

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Use "palustrine" in a sentence
  • "Most of the existing wetlands are freshwater, coniferous scrub/shrub wetlands, with small palustrine forested wetland complexes as well as Atlantic White Cedar wetland complexes."
  • "However emergent palustrine wetlands within this ecoregion are the most threatened type along the Gulf Coast."
  • "Wetland habitats include freshwater marsh, salt marsh, riverine, lacustrine, palustrine, open bay and the Gulf of Mexico."