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A common plant with purple and green leaves is Coleus. It is a tropical plant known for its variegated leaves, and it is sometimes more commonly referred to as the painted nettle.

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The San Francisco Chronicle explains that the leaves fall off of a green pepper plant because of temper fluctuations or fungal infections. There are other diseases that also affect the leaves, such as bacterial infection...

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Plants have leaves so they can get nourishment. The process of photosynthesis, in which the plant absorbs sunlight in order to turn carbon dioxide and water into food, occurs in the leaves.

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Botanists identify plants according to key characteristics such as the area in which the plant is growing, the shape of the plant's leaves, the type of bark or lack of bark and the presence or lack of fruit and flowers. ...

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A pitcher plant refers to any carnivorous plant with leaves adapted for trapping insects. Pitcher plants use deep cavity prey-trapping mechanisms filled with liquid to trap and kill insects of all kinds. Known as “pitfal...

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When the abscission layer of a plant grows, it cuts off the circulation of nutrients, sugar and water to the leaves, which causes the chlorophyll that gives the plant its green color to disintegrate and makes carotene sh...

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The process of transpiration is when water moves through plants from the roots to the leaves, then changes to vapor as it leaves the plant. Transpiration cools the plant and also provides it with nutrients, carbon dioxid...

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