structure of a plant
Bud that opens and from which a flower grows.
Smallest offshoot of a plant’s root.
The aggregate of the roots that anchor a plant to the soil and enable it to absorb water and mineral salts from it.
Underground extension of the stem resulting from growth of the radicle.
Point where root and stem meet.
Usually thin and flat part of a vegetable that grows out of the stem and is specially adapted to capturing light and performing photosynthesis.
Seedling originating from a seed within the current year.
Offshoot growing out of the primary root.
Main part of the plant, extending from the soil to the terminal bud.
Point at which a leaf or twig attaches to the stem.
Offshoot growing out of the plant’s stem.
Often colorful and fragrant part of certain vegetables that holds the reproductive organs; first it produces fruit, then seeds.
Bud that appears where an older leaf attaches to the stem; a twig will grow out of it.
Bud that grows at the end of the stem, enabling it to grow longer.
Part of the stem located between two nodes.
Root cell extensions that ensure the provision of water and mineral salts; they increase the surface area available for absorbing nutrients.
Casing that covers the root tip and protects the root from abrasion as it grows downward into the soil.