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Re: No pith in tree roots

Larry Barrett
Tom
I am not a botanist and don't understand much of what your link discusses, but I read it with interest and have a question.
You say that there is no pith in dicots, and you also say no pith in tree roots. So I can infer that a tree root is a dicot.
In the link, there is a diagram of both a dicot root and a monocot root, and the dicot root diagram seems to be consistent with what you said.
The monocot root diagram shows a pith, but the text above it says "There is no pith region in monocots." So (my question) is this statement in error?

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