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Plant Evolution and Diversity

Plant Evolution and Diversity

Plant Evolution and Diversity: Phyte for Your Right to Party (and Keep Breathing…Thanks, Plants) True or False

1. Alternation of generations involves what two types of plants alternating?Bryophytes and algae
2. If you were testing the enemy release hypothesis for an invasive plant species, what factor would be important to examine?Herbivore abundance and rate of damage on the invasive plant in the introduced habitat only
3. What type of plant does NOT have a sporophyte as its dominant generation?Angiosperms
4. Groups of cells that anchor bryophytes and fern gametophytes to the ground are calledspores
5. What term is NOT used to describe a fern leaf?Tracheophyte
6. What trait was NOT adaptive to life on land?All of the above were adaptive for life on land.
7. What plant is particularly important for its use as fuel?Sphagnum
8. Angiosperms give their seeds a nice situation in life. Which of the following is true about angiosperm seeds?Seeds are protected by the flower.
9. Monocots can be distinguished from eudicots because monocots haveparallel venation
10. A vicariance event is whenspecies look the same even though they aren’t closely related

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