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Moss plants are held in place by threadlike structures called
rhizoids
Stems have all of these functions except
Moving materials between leaves and roots
storing food and water
absorbing soil nutrients
supporting the plant
absorbing soil nutrients
__________ have unique, jointed stem structures
Horsetails
The first plants to grow in new environments are usually
liverworts and mosses
The oldest trees alive are the ______
gymnosperms
Of the following, which is not a vascular plant?
horsetail
fern
pine tree
moss
moss
Nonvascular plants have all of the following except
cellwalls
rhizoids
flowers
spores
flowers
Ancient seedless plants campacted and eventually turned into the _____ we use today.
coal
Roots have all of the following functions except to
make food
store food
absorb water
anchor the plant
make food
Peat is actually the earliest stage of
coal
Ferns are the most abundant of the _____ plants.
seedless vascular
Nonvascular plants include
mosses and liverworts
Of the following, which is not an adaptation plants made to life on land?
more complex reproduction
a cuticle
cell walls
cell membrane
cell membrane
The major function of leaves is to _____
make food
Of the following which is not a characteristic of plants?
range in height
have roots
have cell walls
live only on land
live only in land
________ is a chemical compound that forms tangled fibers in the walls of plants.
Cellulose
Of the following, which is not an example of a seed plant?
peat moss
peanuts
wheat
oranges
peat moss
The most common type of plants on Earth is _________.
angiosperms
Of the following, which is not a gymnosperm?
cycads
gingoes
conifers
flowering plants
flowering plants
Scientists think that plants evolved directly from _____.
green algae
vascular tissue of phloem and xylem
yes
produce spores
no
Produce seeds
yes
Leaves and stomata
Yes
Produce rhizoids
No
Root Systems
Yes
Stems of various sizes
Yes