Plants have external parts that help them grow, survive and reproduce. These parts include the stem, leaves, flower, fruits and roots. Many plant parts are eaten by people.
To better understand how external plant parts work…
LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!
The stem is an external plant part.
The stem is strong and helps hold the plant up. It also lets water and nutrients flow up to the leaves. Some examples of stems we eat are celery, asparagus, and sugar cane.