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τὸ ὕδωρ: obj. of παρέχειν. συμφύειν κτλ.: unites with the earth and the seasons in causing to spring up and grow. καί before συμφύειν corresponds to καί before μειγνύμενον, and καί before ἐπειδή connects ἀφθονέστατον παρέχειν with καὶ ὕδωρ παρέχειν at the beginning of the sentence. πᾶσι τοῖς τρέφουσιν: neuter. εὐκατεργαστότερα: easier of digestion. αὐτά: i.e. πάντα τὰ τρέφοντα. ἀφθονέστατον: pred., in the greatest profusion.
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