In vascular plants, stems are the organs that hold plants upright so they can get the sunlight and air they need. Stems also bear leaves, flowers, cones, and secondary stems.
CK-12 (High School)
How does the structure of a plant's stem enable it to function in its environment?
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms
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