Identify a Plant by Major Group or Colour

Step Two - Trees

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While each major group may contain many individual plants, these same groups can be further broken down by taking a closer look at the plant. The following descriptions are designed to reduce the number of potential candidates to a more manageable number. Select the description that resembles the plant you have observed.

Descriptor
  Compound Leaves
  Needles Flat
  Needles In Groups of 15-30
  Needles In Groups of 30-40
  Needles in groups of five
  Needles in groups of three
  Needles in groups of two
  Needles Scale-like
  Needles Square
  Shrubs with Simple, Alternate Leaves, Finely Toothed Margin
  Simple Leaves

All Material Ward Cameron 2005

 

 

 

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