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purple leaves?

Beverly Erlebacher bae at cs.toronto.edu
Mon Jul 19 17:11:27 EST 1999

In article <7mvf3i$99$1 at ucsnew1.ncl.ac.uk>,
Lee  <Lee.Fletcher at ncl.ac.uk> wrote:
>Just a quick question from a GCSE level biology person.....
>If chloroplasts are what plants use to make their energy, and they are
>green, why do some trees have purple leaves and how do they make their

They are just as green as other plants, but they produce purple pigments
too, so they look more purple than green.

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