What Is the Purpose of a Flower's Pistil?

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The pistil is the female part of a flower. It is the seed-bearing part and contains the three female reproductive organs including the style, ovary and stigma.

Keywords: Purpose of pistol, Flower parts, Reproductive parts, Female parts, flowers reproductive organs

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