Worksheet: The Life Cycle of Flowering Plants

In this worksheet, we will practice describing the life cycle of a flowering plant.


Select the correct order for the stages of the life cycle of a plant starting with the seed.

  • ASeed, seedling, adult plant, flower, fruit
  • BSeed, flower, seedling, fruit, adult plant
  • CSeed, fruit, flower, adult plant, seedling
  • DSeed, seedling, fruit, flower, adult plant


Which part of the flower ripens into a fruit when the plant has been pollinated?

  • AThe anther
  • BThe ovary
  • CThe petal
  • DThe stamen


What is something that an adult plant can do that a seedling can not?

  • AProduce food
  • BGrow roots
  • CProduce seeds
  • DHave leaves


All plants begin life as a .

  • Aseed
  • Broot
  • Cfruit
  • Dflower


What happens to a flower after pollination?