an organism that uses an outside energy source, such as the Sun, and produces its own food
a waxy, protective layer on the leaves,stems and flowers of plants.
is an organic compound made of chains of glucose molecules.
specialized plant tissue composed of tubelike cells that transport water and nutrients in some plants.
a structure that anchors a nonvascular seedless plant to surface.
a leaf of a fern.
a layer of tissue that produces new vascular tissue and grows between xylem and phloem.
a type of vascular tissue that carries water and dissolved nutrients from the roots to the stem and the leaves.
a type of vascular that carries dissolved sugars throughout a plant.
a small opening in the epidermas, or surface layer, of a leaf.