Xylem and Phloem functions

learn what they both do

Xylem & Phloem

Xylem-transfers water from roots to the rest of the plant

Phloem-carries food and minerals from leaves to the rest of the plant

Plants that have Xylem and Phloem

Vascular plants (almost all plants), have xylem and phloem, while non-vascular plants (moss and liverworts) do not

Where are the phloem and xylem located?

they are both found in the stem and the roots of a plant


there is a large central core of xylem, often in the shape of an X, the phloem is found in between the arms of the X shaped xylem

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Sergio "Sauce" Fuentes