Bju Press Science 6 Chapter 6 Part B

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Xylem

Tubes that carry water and minerals from the roots to the top of the plant

Phloem

Tubes that carry sugars and food throughout the plant

Vascular Bundles

A group of tubelike structures in a plant

Cambium

A layer of cells between the xylem and phloem that reproduces to make more xylem and phloem

Tuber

An underground stem that stores food for a plant

Herbaceous

Having soft green stems

Primary Root

The first root that emerges from a seed

Taproot

A thick, long root that grows straight down into the soil

Fibrous Root

A thin root that grows out in all directions when the primary root stops growing

Aerial Roots

Roots that never touch the soil

Angiosperms

A vascular plant that has flowers and protects its seeds inside a fruit

Annual

A angiosperm that lives for only one growing season

Biennial

An angiosperm that lives for two growing seasons

Perennial

An angiosperm that lives for three or more growing seasons

Cotyledons

The tiny seed leaves of the plant embryo

Dicotyledons

Have two cotyledons in their seeds

Monocotyledons

Have one cotyledon in their seeds

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