5th Grade Plants
Terms in this set (20)
A plant that has "naked seeds"
Not a seed, but a single reproductive cell that can grow into a new plant
tissue that carries food from a plant's leaves to its cells
to sprout or begin to grow
a material that supports a plant and transports nutrients
tissue that carries water and nutrients from the roots to other parts of the plant
a flowering plant, which has seeds protected by a fruit
how nutrients move through nonvascular plants
they are absorbed like a sponge
For pollination to occur, pollen grains must do this.
They must get to the stigma of the flower.
What is the function of roots?
They anchor the plant in the ground.
Are vascular plants taller or smaller than nonvascular plants?
the part of the plant that develops into a fruit
pollen is produced on this part of the flower
How do bees and other insects help plants reproduce?
They carry pollen from flower to flower
a new, baby plant inside a seed is called this
leaves that provide food for a germinating plant
What is the difference between a male and female cone?
The male one is smaller than the female.
Where would you find spores on a fern?
on the underside of a leaf
What conditions are needed for a seed to germinate?
water, warm temperatures, sunlight, nutrient rich soil
What is the purpose of the seed coat?
to protect the seed when conditions are not favorable