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Life Science.

Chapter 9

Cuticle a waxy,protective layer secreted by cells on to the surface of the plant.
What cell walls contain which is a chemical compound that plants can make out of sugar. cellulose
inside the epidermis, there are several layers of large, loosely packed cells that store food and this food can be used by other cells by the plant cortex
inside the cortex theses are tubelike cells that form vessels that carry water and minerals. xylem cells
Tissue that moves food from leaves and stems phloem
have tubelike structures that carry water, nutrients, and other substances throughout the plant ex. trees, sunflowers, club moss,ferns vascular plants
do NOT have tubelike structures and use other ways to move water and substances needed ex. liverwort, moss, hornworts nonvascular plants
uses of of seedless vascular plants landscaping, gardening, burns, fevers, even dandruff
Held in place by rootlike filaments rhizoids
The first plants to grow in new environments pioneer species
small pores in the leaf surface stomata
guard cells cells that open and close stomata
tissue of tubular vessels that move water Xylem
tissue that produces new xylem and phloem cells Cambium
vascular plants that produce seeds that are not protected by fruit Gymnosperms
is a vascular plant that flowers and producers fruits with one or more seeds, such as peaches angiosperm
Many plant cells contain red, yellow, or orange pigments that are also used for photosynthesis carotenoids
have one cotyledon used for food storage inside their seeds monocots
have two cotyledon inside their seeds dicots
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