"Parts of a Plant", Correct Answer to Question 5: What do Sepals do?

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Question 5. What do the sepals do and where are they on this plant?

Answer: When a flower is a bud, it is surrounded by sepals, which in many cases are green, as in this example. They protect the flower bud and are behind/underneath the petals when the flower opens. Together, all of the sepals are called a calyx.

 

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