nonvascular plant

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Noun1.nonvascular plant - any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta
Bryophyta, division Bryophyta - a division of nonflowering plants characterized by rhizoids rather than true roots and having little or no organized vascular tissue and showing alternation of generations between gamete-bearing forms and spore-bearing forms; comprises true mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida)
moss - tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants
hepatic, liverwort - any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
nonvascular organism - organisms without vascular tissue: e.g. algae, lichens, fungi, mosses
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This nonvascular plant is harmless to the trees on which it grows.
The N-terminal sections of NEO exhibits 40~58% identity with seeded vascular and nonvascular plant PHYs, and the C-terminal regions show 40~52% identity with plant PHOTs.
The Bahama Flora reported on a total of 1,982 species, including vascular and nonvascular plants, lichens and fungi, of which 185 species, or about 9.
TABLE 1 Venn Diagram Content Analysis Intervention Everett Kevin Passage Name Ideas Comprehension Ideas % Errors % % Errors Vascular and Nonvascular Plants 70 0 100 70 0 Gymnosperms and Angiosperms 50 0 90 50 0 Plants and Animals 70 0 100 70 0 The Rainforest: Middle Layers 92 0 100 83 0 Fresh Water or Salt Water?