The Plant Growth ClipArt gallery provides 64 examples of germination and growth of seedlings.
Here is a representation of the acorn which has germinated. The roots go down while the stalk goes up.
"The bean with its roots in unboiled water will grow for a considerable time, as long as the mineral…
"Successive stages in the life history of the bean seedling. AA, the surface of the ground; r, primary…
"Young seedling of windsor bean. c, cotyledon; r, root; s, stem." -Bergen, 1896
A bean plant showing roots, stem, leaves, and beans.
An illustration of a complete bean sprout including roots.
Showing the various stages of development of a bean plant.
A lima bean at different stages of soaking. This is an experiment to show how seeds get water from the…
Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis). 1, stamen; 2, pistil.
An illustration of a Calystegia sepium embryo. Calystegia sepium (Larger Bindweed, Hedge Bindweed, or…
An illustration of a Calystegia sepium seed cut lengthwise showing the embryo. Calystegia sepium (Larger…
Capparis Spinosa, or Caper plant.
The cherry. 1. flower, petals and part of calyx; 2. fruit.
Cocoa or Cacao. 1, flower; 2, pod; 3, section of pod.
Caulicle well lengthened and root beginning; thick cotyledons partly spreading; plumule (pair of leaves)…
An illustration of a small corn plant including the roots.
The cotton plant.
A cotton plant.
Seed covers placed on water and on a piece of glass. Both sets have sugar crystals placed in them. The…
A shallow bowl, with two sheets of paper and seeds inside.
A detached embryo from an Abronia umbellata.
A detached embryo from a Barberry
A detached embryo from a Mirabilis, showing the very broad and leaf-like cotyledons, applied face to…
A detached embryo from a Peony
A detached embryo from a Potato-seed.
"Seeds Germinating. The central figure shows a plant which has newly appeared above ground." -Whitney,…
Advanced stage of germination; caulicle or priamry stem, cotyleaons or seed-leaves, and the root well…
Grain of Indian Corn in germination; the ascending sprout is the first leaf of the plumule, enclosing…
Grain of Indian Corn in advanced germination; the second and third leaves developing, while the sheathing…
Layering is a method of plant propagation by which a part of the plant is bent down and covered with…
Lentile, a species of pulse or bean.
Lilium Chalcedonicum, or lily, a type of flowering plant.
Seedling Maple, of the natural size; the root well supplied with root hairs, here large enough to be…
A Red Maple seedling with next joint of stem and leaves apparent.
A Red Maple seedling with parts full-grown and bud at apex for further growth.
Early state of germination.
Myrrh, found in the old testament of the bible as one of the three gifts given to Jesus on the day of…
A beautiful and fragrant evergreen tree.
This shows a sprouting acorn (Keeler, 1915).
An oak seedling.
Germinating onion, morre advanced; the chink at base of cotyledon opening for the protrusion of the…
Section of the base of germinating onion, showing plumule enclosed.
Section of the base of germinating onion, showing plumule emerging.
Later stage of germinating onion, upper part cut off.
Section of an Onion-seed, showing the slender and the coiled embryo in the albumen.
Seed of an onion, in an early germination stage.
Embryo of pea, i.e. a pea with the coats removed; the short and thick caulicle presented to view.
An illustration of a pea sprout including the roots.
"Germinating peas, growing in water, one deprived of its cotyledons." -Bergen, 1896
"Soaked Peas in stoppered bottle, ready for exhaustion of air." -Bergen, 1896
Section of a seed of a Peony, showing a very small embryo in the albumen, near one end.
The flat, heart shaped body which results from the development of a spore of a fern.
Seed of a Linden or Basswood cut through lengthwise, the parts lettered: a, the hilum or scar;…
"Cycas circinalis. Diagram of longitudinal section of a nearly mature seed; o, outer fleshy layer, with…
A seedling of the bean.
A more advanced seedling of the bean.
A seedling of the pea plant .
A seedling from a grain of corn.