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21.1: Formative Questions

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    1. When bryophytes evolved on land, they didn’t have to compete with other plants. What were the major selective pressures for the bryophytes?
    2. If seedless vascular plants evolved after bryophytes began to colonize terrestrial surfaces, this would indicate a new major selective pressure: competition. What features might enable a fern to outcompete a moss?

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    21.1: Formative Questions is shared under a CC BY-NC license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Maria Morrow (ASCCC Open Educational Resources Initiative) .

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