paludal

Pronunciation /pəˈl(j)uːd(ə)l/ /ˈpal(j)ʊd(ə)l/
adjective
Ecology
(of a plant, animal, or soil) living or occurring in a marshy habitat.

Origin
Early 19th century from Latin palus, palud- ‘marsh’ + -al.

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Cattails were, in my youth, a good indicator of a paludal area. Common Reed (genus Phragmites), a very invasive plant, has overtaken such spaces.

https://i1.wp.com/runeman.org/clipart/2020/phragmites.png

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