from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to, characterized by, or requiring considerable moisture.
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- adj. Characterized by, or requiring moisture
- adj. Of, or relating to hydrogen
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to, combined with, or containing hydrogen.
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- adj. having or characterized by excessive moisture
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Group 2 Hydric Soils are soils displaying consistent hydric conditions in most places, but additional verification is necessary.
West of the parkway, approximately 170 acres coinciding with the extent of hydric soils can be considered lowland forest based on depth to seasonal high water table.
Group 1 Hydric Soils are those soils that nearly always display consistent hydric conditions.
This is less than 0.1 percent of the borough and 8.6 percent of the hydric soils in the borough.
Atsion sand (At) is a Group 2 Hydric Soil, which overlays a total of approximately 160 acres representing 8.9 percent of the total area or 91.4 percent of the hydric soils in the borough.
It is blessed with a spring midslope, providing hydric relief in drought years such as 2003.
Salt marshes, swamps, and floodplain forests are native on hydric soils of low sites along tidally-influenced rivers.
Atsion sand At is a Group 2 Hydric Soil, which overlays a total of approximately 160 acres representing 8.9 percent of the total area or 91.4 percent of the hydric soils in the borough.
Together, hydric soils and hydrophytes give clues that a wetland area is present.
From all of these sources, the common elements of wetlands include water on the surface or under (but near) the surface for sufficient lengths of time that the area is dominated by hydric soils and organisms that are sustained by and physiologically adapted to such saturated and/or inundated conditions.