2What do roots do for plants? Types of RootsFibrous RootsTaprootRoots that are smallerOne large root that grows straight downThey grow in many directionsIt has smaller roots that branch off of itExamples: grass, marigolds, most treesExamples: Carrots, radishes, turnipsWhat do roots do for plants?Roots anchor the plants into the ground so they do not blow or wash away.Roots also take in water and minerals from the soil.
3What do stems do for plants? Types of StemsGreen StemsWoody StemsThin, green, and bend easilyBrown, woody, and do not bend easilyProduce their own foodGrows thicker and taller each yearExamples: tulips, lilies, petuniasExamples: trees, shrubsWhat do stems do for plants?1. Stems support the leaves, flowers, or cones.2. Stems contain tubes that carry food, water, and minerals to all parts of the plant.3. Some stems can store food for the plant.
4Parts of a Leaf Blade Vein Stalk/Petiole Where photosynthesis takes placeTransports water and minerals throughout the leafSupports the leaf on the stem of the plant.VeinBladeStalk/Petiole