Hydroxyl - Point 1 - Bound water is water bonded to the hydroxyls on cellulose by hydrogen bonds. Point 2 - For an anion to move into a non-wood root, an anion must exude from the root. The most common anion going in is nitrate and the most common anion going out is bicarbonate, and to a lesser amount, hydroxyl.
See A TOUCH OF CHEMISTRY, SHIGO, 1996
See Trees and Associates in Winter
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