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LEAF IT TO US - AGAIN

TO IDENTIFY THE PARTS OF A LEAF AND PLANT

AB
xylemvessels that transport water and minerals up from the roots
palisade layerpart of the leaf where most food is produced
stomaopening in the leaf where materials pass in and out of the leaf
phloemvessel that transports food made in the leaf to other parts of the plant
cuticlewaxy coating on the upper epidermis
guard cellscontrols the size of the stomata
spongy layerlocated between the palisade layer and the lower epidermis
epidermisprotects the leaf on top and bottom
stemsupports plant, stores food, and allows movement of materials
rootsanchors plant, stores food, and aloows water and minerals to enter
leavestraps sunlight and makes food
functiona job a part does
tap rootsthickened roots that store food
fibrous rootsbranched and spreading that go deep
compact rootsclose to the surface and absorb water quickly
autotrophsmake their own food - producers
heterotrophsmust consume other organisms for food - consumers
vascular plantplant that contains xylem and phloem
nonvascular plantplant lacks tubelike vessels to transport water, minerals, and food
angiospermsvascular plant in which the seed is enclosed and protected inside a fruit
gymnospermsvascular plants that produces seeds on cones

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