Problem: Explain how plants without a heart, can pump water up sometimes hundreds of feet above ground. Base your explanation in the characteristics of water molecules and water potentials.

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Plant has the ability to transport water from the ground towards its branches and leaves with the help of plant vessels called xylem. 

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Explain how plants without a heart, can pump water up sometimes hundreds of feet above ground. Base your explanation in the characteristics of water molecules and water potentials.

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