Roots aid in support and nutrition for the plant. This is a runner root which sends down roots into the ground. The strawberry spreads this way.
KeywordsBotany, root, roots, root shapes, plant support, plant nutrition, runner, runner root, strawberry.
GalleriesStems and Roots
Worthington Hooker, The Child's Book of Nature (New York:Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, 1886) 111