made up of many cells; makes its own food through photosynthesis
the process in which a young plant sprouts from a seed
a plant structure that contains a young plant, food supply, and protective coating
a plant that uses flowers to reproduce; plants having seeds in a closed ovary; a plant that can produce fruit or flowers.
the transfer of pollen from the stamen (male) to the stigma (female)
a biological process by which plants create offspring by combining their genetic material – sperm and egg, called gametes.
Sexual Reproduction
In flowering plants (angiosperms) it begins with pollination, the transfer of pollen from anther to stigma on the same flower or to the stigma of another flower
one of the often brightly colored leaves of a flower
a part of a plant, shaped like a leaf, that lies at the base of a flower
a yellow powder produced by the stamen of a flower
a yellow powder produced by the stamen of a flower
the part of a flower's stamen that contains the pollen
the part of a flower’s stamen; the slender stalk, the filament supports the anther
the female reproductive organ of a flower that can be fertilized by pollen.
the part of a flower’s pistil that receives pollen and the pollen grain germinates
the part of the flower’s pistil that is a long, slender stalk that connects the stigma and the ovary.
in the flowering plants, an ovary is a part of the female reproductive organ of the flower
a small body that contains the female reproductive cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization.
seed plants (such as conifers – pine trees or cycads) that produce “naked” seeds not enclosed in an ovary
plants without flowers that use spores instead of seeds to reproduce: has a root system, a stem, and large divided leaves, called fronds; ferns grow in moist, shady environments.
a reproductive cell that can grow into a new organism without fertilization
reproduction not requiring fertilization
Asexual Reproduction
the process in which plants use the energy in sunlight to make food
a green pigment that traps energy from the sun used to photosynthesize
an organelle in a plant cell that turns energy from the sun into chemical energy for the plant to use; contains chlorophyll

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