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Plant Classification

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angiosperm

angiosperm

Type of seed plant that produces seeds in the ovary of a flower.
gymnosperm

gymnosperm

Type of seed plant that produces bare seeds in cones.
nonvascular plants

nonvascular plants

Plants without a vascular system (xylem and phloem).
seed

seed

Structure produced by a seed plant that contains an embryo and food supply enclosed within a tough coat.
vascular plants

vascular plants

Plants that have tissues for conducting water, minerals, and photosynthetic products through the plant; include the clubmosses, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms.
cone

cone

Structure consisting of scales that bear naked seeds in the type of seed plants called gymnosperms.
flower

flower

Structure in angiosperms consisting of male and female reproductive structures that attracts animal pollinators.

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