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There are a number of ways of interpreting your question about energy in plants. The answer you are about to get from me will be a bit different from @Jurp excellent answer, this one through the lens of hibernation. We know that some animals store fat and sleep during winter and rely on the energy stored in the fat to get them through winter and have ...


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I believe that the term you're referencing is incorrect; green plants get their energy from the leaves, not the roots. Here's an explanation from a certified arborist. As you noted, the roots act as both an anchor for the tree and as storage for the energy produced by photosynthesis. There's no energy production going on in the roots. There is no one rule ...


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