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vascular plant

noun
1.
a plant having a vascular system.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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vascular plant  
Any of various plants that have the vascular tissues xylem and phloem. The vascular plants include all seed-bearing plants (the gymnosperms and angiosperms) and the pteridophytes (including the ferns, lycophytes, and horsetails). Also called tracheophyte. Compare nonvascular plant.
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