Parts of a Plant By: Olivia Krause EDTC 602-Spring 2006
Plants need 3 basic things to live. 1.Water 2.Sunlight 3. Air
Plants have 4 basic parts. • Flowers • Leaves • Stems • Roots
Plant Parts: Roots • Roots help hold the plant in place. • Roots take in water from the ground and bring it to the stems.
Plant Parts: Stem • The stem holds a plant up. • A stem can be stiff or flexible. • Stems bring water and food to the leaves.
Some stems we eat are celery, chives, and asparagus.
Plant Part: Leaves • Leaves make food for the plant and provide shade for the stem.
Lettuce, cabbage and spinach are leaves we eat!
Plant Parts: Flowers • Flowers make the seeds of a plant. • Flowers provide pollen to insects. • Some flowers help to make fruit for the plant.
Flowers: Can we eat these? • Some flowers are edible. (Edible means we can eat them!) Impatients Cornflower Anise Lemon Flower
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