ammo-, amm-

(Greek: sand; used primarily in botany and zoology)

Any plant of the genus Ammobium having yellow flowers and silvery foliage.
The hair or bristles on the heads of desert ants, arranged in groups and used for the removal of sand from their forelegs.
Dwelling on or exhibiting a preference for sand banks.
Thriving on banks of sand or sand banks.
ammocole (verb), ammocoles; ammocoled; ammocoling
Living and growing in sand.
ammocoline (adjective), more ammocolous, most ammocolous
Pertaining to plants that exist in dry sand.
ammocolous (adjective), more ammocolous, most ammocolous
A reference to animals and plants that live and grow in sand.
Sand lances that are any of several small marine fish of the genus Ammodytes, having a slender body with a forked tail fin and often burrowing in the sand of tidelands.

There are twelve-known species of bottom-dwelling marine teleost fish (Perciformes) usually found in large schools over sandy sediments from low water to 150 meters with elongated bodies, pointed heads, and with prolonged lower jaws.

They do not have teeth or pelvic fins.

ammoniac (adjective), more ammoniac, most ammoniac
Pertaining to ammonia, a gaseous compound consisting of nitrogen and hydrogen: When Jane opened the jar, she couldn't breathe in because of the ammoniac smell that escaped from the inside.
Thriving in sandy habitats.

Other related "sand" units: amatho-; areni-; silico-; thino-.