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21.5: Summative Questions

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    1. Describe three adaptations that SVPs have that allow them to compete with bryophytes.
    2. Commonly called spike mosses and club mosses, lycophytes aren’t truly mosses at all. How could you distinguish between a moss and a lycophyte?
    3. Each time a rhizome produces a new shoot, it also produces roots. What type of roots emerge from stem tissue, such as a rhizome?
    4. Compare and contrast the role of the gametophyte in bryophytes and SVPs.
    5. What are the advantages to having a branching sporophyte?

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