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)
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 store food, and ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
Stems of some plants remain in the ground and serve the function of perennation
and storage of food. They produce aerial shoots annually. They resemble roots ...
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 ...