Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or thriving in marshy habitats.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or living in, a marsh or swamp; marshy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as paludal.

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Examples

  • However emergent palustrine wetlands within this ecoregion are the most threatened type along the Gulf Coast.

    Western Gulf coastal grasslands

  • Wetland habitats include freshwater marsh, salt marsh, riverine, lacustrine, palustrine, open bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

    Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, Florida

  • 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.

    2009 March « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • They develop on lacustrine-palustrine surfaces characterized by the presence of lacustrine materials, derived from differential accumulation as well as biogenic deposits coming from the remains of the mangrove swamp itself or other similar ecosystems like the swamp grasslands.

    Cuban wetlands

  • A limited amount of palustrine forested wetlands occur at the head of the numerous tidal creek tributaries to the St. Jones River.

    Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Kalimantan's waters are mainly palustrine and riverine.

    Mongabay.com News

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  • Of, pertaining to, or living in, a marsh or swamp; marshy.

    December 10, 2008