Identify the differences between conifers and flowering plants; conifers - mostly evergreen, woody, cones, and naked seeds, perennials. Flowering plants - evergreen and deciduous, herbaceous and woody, flowers and enclosed seeds, all life cycles.
|feature | Conifer (Gymnosperm)| Flowering (Angiosperm) | |–|–|–| |Deciduousness|Mostly Evergreen |Evergreen AND Deciduous | |Flowers and Seeds|Cones, Naked seeds |Flowers, Enclosed seed | |Life cycle|Perennial |All life cycles (perennial, biennial, annual) | |Woodiness|Woody |Woody and herbaceous |
Describe the differences between monocotyledons and dicotyledons: features of root, stem, leaf, flower and seed including internal arrangements of vascular bundles in stems and roots.
|Number of cotyledons||1||2|
|Leaves||Narrow with parallel veins||Broad with branching veins|
|Roots||Fibrous||Usually tap root|
|Vascular bundles||Scattered throughout stems and roots||Arranged in a ring around stems and roots|
|Flower parts||in 3s||in 4s or 5s|
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