the waxy, waterproof layer that covers the leaves and stems of most plants
group of similar cells that perform a particular function
The internal transporting tissue in some plants that is made up of tubelike structures
the process in which an egg cell and a sperm cell join to form a new organism
a fertilized egg cell
the stage in the life cycle of a plant in which the plant produces spores
the stage in the life cycle of a plant in which the plant produces gametes, or sex cells
male and female sex cells; sperm and eggs
a plant that lacks vascular tissue and true roots, stems, and leaves
Threadlike structures that anchor nonvascular plants to the ground.
wet, spongy ground made up mostly of decayed plant material; marsh;swamp
compressed layers of dead sphagnum mosses that accumulate in bogs
Plant with tube-like structures that move minerals, water, and other substances throughout the plant.
The leaf of a fern plant.
the method of growing plants in a solution of nutrients instead of in soil