The first plant forms that occupied the land are the bryophytes. These are nonvascular plants that are the closest relatives of algae. They dominated the first 100 million years of vegetation on land. Bryophytes are more commonly known as mosses.
Which of the following correctly lists the plant examples from those that evolved earliest in evolutionary history to those that appeared later?
A. mosses, roses, ferns
B. ferns, roses, mosses
C. mosses, ferns, roses
D. roses, ferns, mosses
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