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vocabulary for plant unit
A seed with one cotyledon (food source)
A seed with two cotyledons (food sources)
The loss of water through a plants leaves.
The joining of pollen with an egg cell.
The sugary food produced by plants during photosynthesis.
The green pigment used to capture light energy from the sun during photosynthesis.
The process of plant capturing light energy to make food: Carbon Dioxide + Water and Sunlight = Oxygen and Glucose.
The transfer of pollen from the male reproductive structure to the female reproductive structure on the same plant or flower.
The transfer of pollen from the male reproductive structure to the female reproductive structure on a different plant or flower.
A tree that does not lose its leaves in the winter, and stays green all year round.
Evergreen trees that produce seeds in cones.
Trees which lose their leaves every year.
The male reproductive structure of a flower
The female reproductive structure of a flower
Provides support and transports nutrients
Act as an anchor, absorbs nutrients, and stores nutrients
Absorb sunlight for photosynthesis
Protects the bud
Used by plants for reproduction
Attracts insects and animals
The opening for CO2 to enter
The protective covering of a seed
The young plant contained in a seed
The primary source of food for the embryo of seed plants
plants provide this for humans to breathe
the transfer of pollen from one flower to another
a young plant
plants use this to breathe
when a small plant breaks out of its seed coat and begins to grow
a plant's growth toward touch
when a plant grows toward light
when a plant grows toward gravity
when a plant grows toward water