In most plants stems are located above the soil surface but some plants have
underground stems. Stems have four main functions which are: Support for and
Learn more about functions of stems in the Boundless open textbook. ... Plant
stems always have nodes (points of attachments for leaves, roots, and flowers)
Plants with stems, such as tree trunks, that are hard and do not bend easily.
Woody stems ... In celery, the petiole serves many of the same functions as a
Stem, in botany, the plant axis that bears buds and shoots with leaves and, at its
... The primary functions of the stem are to support the leaves; to conduct water ...
The plant stem is a part of the shoot system in the angiosperms. It has several
classifications, consists of different parts, and performs various functions.
Function. Framework for leaves, flowers and seeds; Continuation of vascular
system carrying water and minerals from the soil, and ...
Have you ever wondered how a plant stays upright without falling over? In this
lesson you will learn the different parts of a plant stem. In...
The stem is a part of the plant that holds up other structures such as the leaves
and flowers. This is important as the leaves need to be held up to the sun to get
Plant Parts - Stems. Stems carry water and nutrients taken up by the roots to the
leaves. Then the food produced by the leaves moves to other parts of the plant.
Plant stems perform two basic functions: they support the leaves and flowers and
they carry water and food from place to place within the plant. A typical stem is ...