What Are Plants That Produce Flowers & Fruits Called?

Plants that produce flowers and fruits are called angiosperms. They account for 90 percent of all plants, with more than 230,000 described species. These plants have three key parts: roots (generally underground, absorbing water and nutrients), stems and leaves.

Keywords: flowering plants, fruit, angiosperms

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