Mosses -live together in large groups. Cover soil or rocks with a mat of tiny green plants.--mosses have 2 parts to them...LEAFY STOCK & RHIZOIDS.
Ferns- grow in many places...in the artic to tropical forests.
Liverwort & Hornwort- live in damp places, small
Importance of Nonvascular Plants
Nonvascular plants arre usually the first plants to live in a new environment, such as newly exposed rock. When these nonvascular plants die, they form a thin layer of soil.
The Importance of Seedless Vascular Plants
1. Ferns, horsetails, and club mosses help form soil. 2. They also help prevent soil erosion.
3. Some ferns and horsetails can be eaten.
4. Horsetails are used in dietary supplements, shampoos, and skin-care products.
Seedless Vascular Plants
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