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One is to take a light colored or white rose, put it in water containing blue pigment, and watch the rose pull the blue pigment up into the plant, including the flower, as transpiration occurs and the plant takes up water.
Some of it is used in photosynthesis, but much of it is lost through evaporation and transpiration through the leaves and stems.
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First Known Use of transpiration
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Definition of transpiration for Students
: the process by which plants give off water vapor through openings in their leaves
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