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Name the pores on the underside of a leaf.
stomata
What food do plants need to live?
glucose
This stem grows along the surface of the ground (also known as a runner).
stolon
Name the main root which grows very deep.
taproot
A plant's response to touch is called _______.
thigmotropism
The tough protective cells which cover the tip of each root is the ______.
root cap
What is the waxy covering on the top surface of the leaf which keeps water from escaping.
the cuticle
This growth adaptation is the plant's response to water.
hydrotropism
What insectivorous plant traps its food using sticky drops?
sundew
What do we call plants which never touch the ground?
epiphytes
Name the large vein that runs the middle of many leaves.
midrib
This is a plant's response to gravity.
geotropism
These structures allow the stomata to open and close.
guard cells
Plants produce food using this chemical process.
photosynthesis
Sugar stored in a plant's roots is in the form of _____.
starch