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nonvascular
type of plant that must grow in damp places (mosses & liverwarts)
vascular
a type of plant with tubes that carry food and water to all parts of the plant (trees, grasses, and shrubs)
capsule
the structure that contains spores in mosses
flower
the structure that produces seeds in angiosperms
cone
The reproductive structure of a gymnosperm that produces seeds
seed
the reproductive structure that stays protected before germinating
spore
a single reproductive cell that grows into a new plant
Gymnosperms
plants that do not produce flowers but do produce seeds
Angiosperms
plants that produce seeds in flowers
pollen
A fine dust that contains the sperm of seed-producing plants
life cycle
The different stages of development of an organism
complete metamorphosis
Insect development consisting of four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult
incomplete metamorphosis
Insect development consisting of three stages: egg, nymph, and adult
stigma
Catches pollen
Pistil
Female part of the flower
Ovary
produces eggs cells
Petals
colorful to attract pollinators
Anther
Male part of the flower
Stem
Supports flower and transports water and food
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