The dermal tissue covers the outer surface of the stem and usually functions to
waterproof, protect and control gas exchange.
Learn more about functions of stems in the Boundless open textbook. ... Plant
stems always have nodes (points of attachments for leaves, roots, and flowers)
A plant's stem serves as the support structure for its above ground components
and as a conduit through which water and nutrients can travel. When a stem is ...
A stem has several functions, including support, conducting water, storing water,
producing food ... The stem connects the plant's leaves and flowers to its roots....
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.
Feb 18, 2011 ... The stem is the stalk of a plant or the main trunk of a tree. The stem conducts
water, minerals, and food to other parts of the plant; it may also ...
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 ...
Your basic vascular plant parts are roots, shoots, stems, and leaves. Of course,
there's a wealth of variety within these types or parts, but it boils down to those ...
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
After completing this lesson, you will be able to explain what a plant stem is,
describe the various parts and what they do, and name the two main...