A stem is one of two main structural axes of a vascular plant, the other being the
root. The stem ... The dermal tissue covers the outer surface of the stem and
usually functions to waterproof, prot...
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 ...
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 minerals to the ...
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
Each part has distinct functions. Together, these parts reflect how vascular plants
evolved to inhabit two distinct environments at the same time: the soil and the ...
I believe that there are four functions, if not more, of the stem in a plant. Those
include;. Support; holds the leaves, flowers, fruits, etc. Fun fact: vascular plants
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...
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...
Feb 18, 2015 ... You have probably pulled a plant out of the ground by its stalk (stem) to reveal
the jumbled mess of roots below, but do you know how roots and ...