Unformatted text preview: Plants Anthophyta- flowering plants, representing major beneficial landscape species, and almost all weeds Pinophyta- the conifers, or cone-bearing plants, representing useful evergreen species often in cooler climates, with few weedy plants Other: There are 8 other plant phyla represented less frequently in the landscape, such as Pteridophyta (ferns) and Cycadophyta (cycads) and several groups of nonvascular plants Fungi Ascomycota- ascomycetes including most plant pathogentic fungi such as watermolds (Pythium), Fusarium, etc. Basidomycota- basidiomycetes including rusts, smuts, true mushrooms and other advanced fungi Protists Amoebozoa- slime molds, rarely present and of little consequence in turf and ornamental areas Prokaryotes Cyanobacteria- blue-green algae which are occasionally on golf greens...
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