Plant Vocabulary

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the process by which a plant captures energy in sunlight and uses it to make foodphotosynthesis
system of tube like structures in a plant through which water, minerals and food movevascular tissue
green pigment in plants that absorbs light energy used to carry out photosynthesischlorophyll
vascular tissue that carries water upward from the roots to every part of a plantxylem
the sprouting of the embryo from a seed that occurs where the embryo resumes growthgermination
period of time during which a plant embryo is alive but not growingdormancy
an organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurschloroplast
a fertilized seedzygote
the vascular tissue through which food moves in some plants.phloem
small openings on the surface layers of the leaf, control when gasses enter and leave the leafstomata