They sort them into groups.
How do scientist classify plants?
color, shape, size, how they reproduce, and their flowers or seeds.
List some of the groups into which scientists classify plants.
Plants that grow flowers with seeds.
What is a flowering plant?
They have different kinds of roots, stems, leaves, and flowers.
How are flowering plants different from each other?
Woody stems allow plants to grow taller than green-stemmed plants.
Why are plants with woody stems usually taller than green-stemmed plants?
What are trees that lose and grow their leaves called?
They make seeds in cones.
How do coniferous trees make seeds?
A tree that grows cones instead of flowers to make seeds.
What is a coniferous tree?
The leaves of a coniferous tree looks like needles or brushes.
How are the leaves of a coniferous tree different from a flowering tree?
Coniferous trees do not lose their leaves.
How are coniferous trees different from deciduous trees?
ferns and mosses
What are 2 plants that reproduce by spores?
A small cell that grows into a new plant.
What is a spore?
the rain forest
What region of the world has more species of plants and animals than any other place?
The climate is perfect for plants and animals.
Why does the rain forest have so many species of plants and animals?