Chapter 4

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Chapter 4
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2012-11-13 15:50:25
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  1. What is a Vascular Plant?
    A plant that has tubes.
  2. Where do Vascular plants live?
    Everywhere
  3. What are some examples of Vascular plants?
    • Trees
    • Flowers
    • Cacti
  4. What does a Vascular plant have?
    • Roots
    • Stems
    • Leaves
  5. What are some areas Vascular plants are found in?
    • Dry deserts
    • Wet jungles
    • Cold arctic plains
  6. What are some different types of roots?
    • Prop roots
    • Fibrous roots
    • Taproots
  7. What is a Prop root?
    Prop roots begin ontop of the ground.  Trees that grow in loose, wet soil have prop roots to keep them from blowing down.
  8. What is a Fibrous root?
    Fibrous roots look like tree branches. They grow in thick, tangled mats that help in soil erosion.  They anchor the plant in the soil.
  9. What is a Taproot?
    A single straight root that grows straight down.
  10. What are Root Hairs?
    Root Hairs are tiny roots that take in water and nutrients from the soil.

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