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  • Types of Plants

    Vascular Plants Nonvascular Plants

    Seedless Plants Nonflowering seed plants Flowering seed plants

  • Does not have specialized tissue to move water & nutrientsSmall plants, depend on diffusion

    hornwortliverwortmoss

  • Dont have true stems, roots, or leavesDo have structures that carry out activitiesMossesmat of tiny green plantsRhizoidroot-like structure that holds nonvascular plants in placeHelps plant get water and nutrients

  • Liverworts & HornwortsSimilar to life cycle of mossesLiverwortsGametophytes are leafy & moss-like OR broad and flattenedHornwortsGametophytes are broad and flattened

  • First plants to live in new environmentDecompose to form thin soil layer for other plantsProvide soil stability (reduce erosion)Food chainMaterial for nestingDried and burnedPotting soils

  • Similarities in certain species suggest a common ancestor (cell wall, chlorophyll)

    Modern green algaeFern

  • Has tissue to deliver water & nutrients around plantSimilar to circulatory system in humansPlants can be any size

  • FernHorsetailClub Moss

  • FernsRhizome-underground stem from which new leaves and roots grow