How Do Trees and Plants Cause Weathering?

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Trees and plants cause weathering through their roots. Roots break up rocks, forming sediments that form sedimentary rocks. For instance, when you see a broken sidewalk near a tree, you know that roots caused weathering contributing to the rock cycle by making a sediment.
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