This indispensable textbook provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of all aspects of plant anatomy. Emphasizes the application of plant anatomy and its relevance to modern botanical research. Features expanded treatment on vegetative anatomy and additional material on functional anatomy. Includes a CD ROM of high quality photographs and scanning electron microscope images giving students access to the microscopic detail of plant structures essential to gaining a real understanding of the subject. Exercises for the laboratory are also included on the CD ROM making this work an indispensable resource for lectures and laboratory classes.