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1

What is the Phylum?

Anthocerophyta

2

How high do they typically grow?

5cm

3

How does it differ from the bryophytes?

Lacks a seta, just a sporangium.

4

How does it release spores?

splits open at the tip

5

How do gametophytes grow?

Horizontally, with multiple sporophytes attached

6

What symbiotic relationship allows hornworts ti colonies bare land quickly?

With nitrogen fixing cyanobacteria