The orange dot in the center of this flower is the stigma. The style is located beneath that, but we can not clearly see it due to the angle of the picture. The stigma has a sticky covering that pollen grains stick to and the style pushes the stigma away from the ovary to reduce the possibility of pollen contamination.

This fern contains Phloem that carries nutrients to places in the plant where it is needed. Phloem is found in vascular plants. A fern is a vascular plant.

A C3 plant produces 3-carbon compounds. They require more water than C4 plants and they also use rubisco to create the carbon compounds. This dandelion is a C3 plant.

A C4 plant is a plant that forms a 4-carbon molecule rather

than two 3-carbon molecules. These plants can withstand high temperatures and lots of light. That is why I chose to take a picture of a cactus that you might find in the desert.

This flower perfectly displays the anther and filament of a stamen. The filament is the string like stem that is in the center of the flower directly below the brown specks. Filaments support the anthers that are attatched to the top of them. The anthers are brown and they are filled with pollen. Insects usually brush against that pollen and then carry it to another flower. The filament and anther collectively are known as the stamen.

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