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.