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Plants (organisms)
Organisms which belong to the plant kingdom. Commonly multicellular, they produce food through photosynthesis.
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Nonvascular plants (6 items)
Vascular plants (10 items)
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Biological resource status and trends: Contaminants in plants [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on contaminants in plants
Biological resource status and trends: Forbs [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on forbs, herbaceous flowering plants that are not grasses, such as clover, sunflower, and milkweed
Biological resource status and trends: Grasses [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on grasses
Biological resource status and trends: Nonvascular plants [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on nonvascular plants such as mosses and algae
Biological resource status and trends: Plants [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on Plants
Biological resource status and trends: Shrubs [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on shrubs
Biological resource status and trends: Trees [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on trees
Biological soil crusts [More info]
Explains biological soil crusts, organism-produced soil formations commonly found in semiarid and arid environments, with special reference to their biological composition, physical characteristics, and ecological significance.
PDF Biological soil crusts: webs of life in the desert [More info]
Fact sheet on the need to protect biological soil crusts in the desert. These crusts are most of the soil surface in deserts not covered by green plants and are inhabited by cyanobacterium (blue-green algae) and other organisms useful to the ecosystem.
PDF Bryophytes and lichens, small but indispensable forest dwellers [More info]
Description of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) and lichens (dual organisms of a fungus and an alga or a cyanobacterium) that are part of forest ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest with information on habitat and conservation.
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