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phreatophytes are true xerophytes deep roots indicator plants all of these

phreatophytes are 
  1. true xerophytes
  2. deep roots
  3. indicator plants
  4. all of these

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 181 Points
8 years ago
The correct option is 4.
A phreatophyte is a deep-rooted plant that obtains a significant portion of the water that it needs from the phreatic zone (zone of saturation) or the capillary fringe above the phreatic zone.

Phreatophytes are plants that are supplied with surface water and often have their roots constantly in touch with moisture. A phreatophyte is one that absorbs its water from a constant source on the ground. They can usually be found along streams where there is a steady flow of surface or groundwater in areas where the water table is near the surface.

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