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


Tubes that carry sugars and food throughout the plant

Vascular Bundles

A group of tubelike structures in a plant


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


An underground stem that stores food for a plant


Having soft green stems

Primary Root

The first root that emerges from a seed


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


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


A angiosperm that lives for only one growing season


An angiosperm that lives for two growing seasons


An angiosperm that lives for three or more growing seasons


The tiny seed leaves of the plant embryo


Have two cotyledons in their seeds


Have one cotyledon in their seeds

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