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Commonly known as...Mosses*no vascular tissue/roots/seeds
Commonly known as...Cycads*gymnosperms
Commonly known as...Ferns*seedless vascular plants
Commonly known as...Conifers*gymnosperms, vascular, cone-bearing seeds
4 Main Phyla of Kingdom Plantae!
Examples: 1.Moss:juniper haircap moss-Polytrichum juniperum. 2.liverwort:conehead liverwort- Conocephalum conicum. 3.hornwort: dotted hornwort- Anthoceros punctatus.
Examples: 1. Pteris vittata (brake fern) 2. Osmunda regalis (royal fern) 3. Rumohra adiantiformis (floral fern)
uses: the brake fern absorbs arsenic out of the soil and also some types of the fiddlehead part of the fern are eaten as vegetables
uses: can be used for absorption, extinguishing fires, and in some cases food sources.
Examples: 1. Norway Spruce (Picea abies) 2. European Yew(Taxus baccata) 3. Coast Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
uses: mainly used for timber, rayon fabric, traditional medicinal uses and Christmas trees!
Examples: 1. Sago Cycad (Cycas revoluta) 2. Encephalartos sclavoi 3. Cycas rumphii (Queen Sago Palm)
uses: can be used for food, and ground seeds can be used to detoxify food, also used for landscaping
By: Brooke Bode