why do most plants “reject” green light?

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why do most plants “reject” green light?

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The reason you see plants as green is because they reflect green light, and absorb all the other colours. That’s how colours work.

Nobody knows. This is the best link I could find that explains possible scenarios simply

[http://www.esalq.usp.br/lepse/imgs/conteudo_thumb/Why-did-chlorophyl-evolve-to-be-green-as-opposed-to-black.pdf](http://www.esalq.usp.br/lepse/imgs/conteudo_thumb/Why-did-chlorophyl-evolve-to-be-green-as-opposed-to-black.pdf)

The bonds in the molecular structure of chlorophyll just happens to reflect photons with energy consistent with a green wavelength. It’s just how that molecule happens to be shaped.