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Bryophytes occur in moist places, because

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water is essential for their vegetative propagation
the sperms can easily swim through water to reach the egg in the archegonium
archegonium has to remain filled with water for fertilisation
water is essential for fertilisation for their homosporous nature.

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Water is necessary for fertilisation in bryophytes and hence they grow in moist shady localities. The male gametes swim through the water to reach the archegonium for fetilising the egg.

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