Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 22 - Self-Quiz - Page 372: 1


c. bryophytes

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The first land plants were non-vascular plants such as the mosses and liverworts; these are the bryophytes. These plants do not have deep roots or a system to deliver water and nutrients throughout the plant. Bryophytes are land plants, but they still retain certain characteristics of aquatic plants such as needing water to reproduce.
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