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)
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.
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
Function. Framework for leaves, flowers and seeds; Continuation of vascular
system carrying water and minerals from the soil, and ...
Jan 29, 2014 ... The stem is the stalk of a plant or the main trunk of a tree. ... The primary functions
of the stem are to support the leaves; to conduct water and ...
In this lesson you will learn the different parts of a plant stem. In addition, you will
learn the function of the plant stem. Test your knowledge at the end with a quiz.
Your basic vascular plant parts are roots, shoots, stems, and leaves. ... Roots are
branched, underground structures that serve two major functions. First ...
Stems have two main functions. The first one is to transport the water and
minerals from the roots upwards to all other parts of the plant. The second one is
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