UT Arlington BIOL BIOL 3427 - 2108 Study Guide II_Sp09 (2 pages)

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2108 Study Guide II Sp09 Chapter 29 Nonvascular and Seedless Vascular Plants Describe the 4 derived characteristics that link charophyceans and land plants Describe 5 characteristics that distinguish land plants from charophycean algae o Explain how these features are adaptive for land Define and distinguish among the stages of the alternation of generations life cycle o This is the general cycle all other clades of plants follow alternate versions of it List and distinguish among the 3 phyla of nonvascular plants o Be able to briefly describe characteristics of each group Explain why most nonvascular plants grow close to the ground Diagram the life cycle of a moss o Label the gametophyte and sporophyte stages and the locations of gamete production fertilization and spore production List some of the ecological and economic significance of the phyla bryophyte Distinguish between microphylls and megaphylls Distinguish between homosporous and heterosporous plants Explain how vascular plants differ from nonvascular plants Explain why seedless vascular plants are most commonly found in moist environments Diagram the life cycle of a fern o Label the antheridia archegonia fertilization sporphyte generation sori meiosis mitosis and spores Know what purpose xylem and phloem serve and be able to distinguish between the 2 List and distinguish the 2 phyla of seedless vascular plants o Be able to briefly describe characteristics of each group Chapter 30 Seeded Plants Name 5 terrestrial adaptations that contributed to the success of seed plants Compare the size and independence of the gametophytes of nonvascular seedless vascular and seeded vascular plants Describe the ovule of a seed plant Explain why pollen grains were an important adaptation for successful reproduction on land List and distinguish among the 4 phyla of gymnosperms Diagram the life cycle of a pine o Identify the parts that are the gametophyte generation and the parts that are the sporophyte generation Identify



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