Plant Stem: Function, Types & Parts

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Which of the following is a definition of the vascular system of a plant?

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1. Which of the following is a definition of a phloem?

2. Which of the following is a correct definition of xylem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Stems are an important component of plant biology, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their characteristics as well as related elements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the components and definitions of:

  • The vascular system of a plant
  • Phloem
  • Xylem

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the vascular system of a plant
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics, such as xylem and phloem
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding external aspects of plant stems

Additional Learning

To learn more about plant biology, review the accompanying lesson called Plant Stem: Function, Types & Parts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the stem of a plant and know its function
  • Define node
  • Explain petiole and internode
  • Familiarize yourself with the components of a plant's vascular system
  • Differentiate between nonvascular and vascular plants
  • Know the functions of the phloem and xylem
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