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Plant Life Cycle

Plant Life Cycle

Plants grow using energy from the sun (via photosynthesis). When they reach a certain size, they will grow flowers. Their flowers are pollinated by other flowers of the same kind of plant. Then they will develop seeds. The seeds are spread (dispersed) and the from them new plants will grow. The cycle begins again.

Plant Life Cycle

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Plant Life Cycle


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Plant Life Cycle


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