Community Producer Project
By Bri, Carina, Celeste and jordan
The 4 Tropisms
Thigmotropism- A movement in which a plant moves or grows in response to touch or contact stimuli. Usually occurs when plants grow around a surface, such as a wall or a pot.
Geotropism- The growth of the parts of plants leaning towards the force of gravity.
Phototropism- The orientation of a plant or other organism in response to light.
There are about 260,000 known species of plants in the world as of 2015.
70,000 plant species are utilized for medicine.
68% of plants are in danger of going extinct.