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What do you call the roots of ferns?
rhizoids
Name the single cells that some plants produce instead of seeds.
spores
These plants do not die after one season of growth but live and grow for many seasons.
perennial
Name a conifer that grows in the dry climate of the southwestern states.
pinyon pine
What fungus converts sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide?
yeast
Which plants feed on dead matter?
saprophytes
Name a plant that does not bear seeds.
ferns
Which plant has a fruiting body?
a mushroom
Which green plant has no true leaves, stems, or roots?
mosses
Which tree family produces acorns and has wide-spreading branches?
oak
Name the kind of tree that is a good source of sugar and syrup and has colorful fall leaves.
maple
These conifers have needles growing in bundles and one variety that is the oldest living thing.
pine
These trees have white, papery bark that peels off. Indians used the bark to make canoes and wigwams.
birch
This trees cones hang down from the tips of branches. This tree is a source of tannin.
hemlock
This North American member of the cypress family has reddish wood which contains a moth-repellant oil.
cedar
Name the tree that grows best near water and is recognized by long, thin leaves and drooping branches.
willow
This tree grows in swamps and lagoons of the South with roots that stick out of the water.
bald cypress
This tree produces liquid Canada Balsam, has blunt, soft needles, and the cones fall apart while still on the branch.
fir