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Science - How Do Leaves, Stems, and Roots Help Plants Live? Unit A-Chapter 3 - Lesson 2

Science - Unit A-Chapter 3 - Lesson 2 How Do Leaves, Stems, and Roots Help Plants Live?
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needle and broad leaves
the two main types of plant leaves
flexible stems
this describes the stems of garden flowers
transpiration
the giving off of water by plant parts
symmetry
when each half of a leaf is a mirror image of the other
root hairs
the part of the roots that take in nutrients for plants
insects
Some plants eat these to provide needed nutrients that are missing in the soil
needle-shaped leaves
help prevent water loss
woody stems
trees and shrubs have this type of stem
stem
the part of a plant with tubes
taproot
one main root that goes deep into the soil
stems
support the plant and help give it shape
leaves
carry out photosynthesis
waxy coating
most leaves have this type of coating
fibrous roots
many shallow roots of the same size (grass is an example of a plant with these types of roots)