Origin of xeric
Related formsxe·ri·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for xeric
Xeric conditions surrounding some of the higher mountains are barriers to movement of some species.Birds from Coahuila, Mexico|Emil K. Urban
On the Gulf lowlands its distribution seems to be limited to xeric coastal habitats.A Distributional Study of the Amphibians of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico|William E. Duellman
These are woodland, grassland, limnic, and xeric scrub plant formations.The Breeding Birds of Kansas|Richard F. Johnston
In fallen leaves and decaying wood in xeric and mesic hammock habitats (Friauf, 1953).
Infrequent in the tall shrub stratum of the xeric hammock habitat (Friauf, 1953).