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My class just read that stomata are specialized structures that allow leaves to carry out photosynthesis on land. What about plants that are fully submerged (Elodea, etc.)? How does the oxygen get released to the outside of the plant?


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The following might be helpful:

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Aquatic_plants

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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