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What Are Plants That Produce Flowers & Fruits Called?

By Thomas K. Arnold ; Updated September 21, 2017

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.


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Thomas K. Arnold is publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular contributor to "Variety." He is a former editorial writer for U-T San Diego. He also has written for "San Diego Magazine," "USA Today" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.