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chapter 9 plants

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pioneer species
The fist plants to grow in a new enviorment
cellulose
Cells walls are made of
rhizoids
moss plants are held in place by rootlike filaments called
vascular
plants that have vessels
cuticle
waxy, protective loyer on stems and leaves of plants
non-vascular
lack a tubelike system of vessels
dicot
flowering plant with two cotyledons in its seed
xylem
tissue of tubular vessels that move water
phloem
tissue that moves from leaves and stems
cambium
tissue that produces new xylem and phloem cells
stomata
small pores in the leaf surface
guard cells
cells that open and close stomata
angiosperm
flowering vascular plants with seeds inside a fruit
gymnosperm
nonflowering vascular plants that produce seeds on cones
leaf
makes food for the plant
stem
provides support and has tubes that carry water and food
roots
anchor plants and take in water