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Unformatted text preview: Dermal Tissue-skin of the plant; the epidermis-single cell layer thick-may have a waxy covering-cuticle-trichomes (leaf hairs) on trichomes rooth hairs (increase surface area) & leaf trichomes (bulbous shaped cells which can give leaf surface hairy to reflect light in a too lit environment; herbivry reduces the amount animals eat it; can be composed of chemicals such as stinging nettle) vascular tissue in the stem vs the root eudicot stem-bundles of vascular tissue sorrounding the xylem and the phloem, region of the stem inside the vascular tissue = pith (not packed too tight together) eudicot root monocot stem-vascular tiisue scattered, not on the permiter like eudicots, outside part is phloem, inside part is xylem...
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- Fall '08