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root cap
provides protection as the root forces its way through the soil
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gymnosperms
type of seed plant - produce unprotected seeds
seed
Alternation of generations
Plant lifecycle
Blade
broad green part of leaf
Conifers
produce cones - best known gymnosperm
Pollen
small grains that contain sperm
herb
non-woody plant-type of angiosperm
fibrous root system
excellent for holding soil in place ie: lawn grass
taproot
if primary root remains the largest in the root system throughout the life of the plant ie: carrot
xylem
type of tubes that are found in vascular plants - carries water and toher raw material from roots up through plant
phloem
conducts food made in the leaves to other parts of the plant
Botany
study of plants
sporophyte
produces spores
antheridium
produces sperm in bryophyte-in male plant
angiosperms
produce seeds in a protective covering - produce flowers
monocot
one seed leaf in their embryo - multiple of 3 (6,9,12)
Dicots
contain 2 seed leaves in their embryo
rhizoids
anchor bryophytes in ground
archegonium
produce egges - in female bryophyte plants
protonema
if a spore lands in a suitable habitat and begins to grow
trachepytes vs. bryophytes
T- vascular
B- Non-vascular