SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 89: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 89

19. A mature gymnosperm will possess all of the following EXCEPT

A. seeds
B. leaves
C. flowers
D. vascular tissue
E. woody growth

Correct Answer: C


All gymnosperms are vascular plants that produce leaves, though they may be modified into needles. This group also produces wood and "naked" seeds that are not enclosed. This group does not produce flowers, as angiosperms do.

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