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5b plants

The foundation of a plant underground. Root
Outer covering of a root that protects it. Epidermis
Second layer connecting the epidermis to the inner cell. Cortex
Connecting tubes that carry water and nutrients from the soil up. Xylem cells
Connecting tubes that carry nutrients and food from the leaves through the stem to the roots. Phloem cells
Help root absorb water and nutrients. Root hairs
Thick and strong to help push the root through the soil. Root cap
Main support of the plant above ground; connects leaves and root Stems
Part of the plant that grows out of the stem and is the food making part. Leaves
The showy part of a flower. Petals
The female part of a flower which is made up of the stigma, style and ovary. Pistil
The male part of the flower which is made up of the anther and filament. Stamen
The broad flat part of the leaf. Blade
An extension of the xylem and phloem tubes of the stem. Petiole
A bundle of cells that contain xylem cells for the transport of water and phloem cells for transport of sugar and other nutrients. Vein
Cell layer that protects the leaf from drying out. Upper Epidermis
Column like cells where food making occurs Palisade Layer
Loosely packed cells where food making occurs and where veins are located. Spongy Layer
Cell layer that protects the leaf and allows for the exchange of gases. Lower Epidermis
Created by: bryanp