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Stems Structure and Function Questions

  1. What are the two primary functions of the stem?  




  2. What three structures might you find at a node?  






  3. Describe the stem's vascular system.  








  4. Compare and contrast xylem and phloem.  






  5. Why is a dicot's vascular system described as continuous?  




  6. Describe the locations of vascular bundles in a monocot stem.  




  7. Do you think that a leaf might have vascular bundles? Explain your answer.