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Q: Reeds grow in water and trees and flowers grow on (or on THE?) ground .
A: We always say "the" ground because "the ground" is a specific entity. There is only one ground, the same way there is only one sky. (Thus we say "the ground" or "the sky")

You can also say "in soil": "reeds grow in water and trees and flowers grow in soil."

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