Identify a Plant by Major Group or Colour

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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.

  Basal Leaves Only
  Five Petals
  Five Petals Leafs Mainly Basal
  Five Petals with Leafs in Whorls
  Five Petals with Leaves Opposite
  Five Petals with One or More Spurs
  Flowers at junction of leaves
  Flowers in Terminal Clusters
  Four Petals
  Lily-like Leaves
  Low, Matted, or Creeping Plants
  Pea-like Flowers
  Shrubs with Dissected or Maple-Like Leaves and Smooth Stems
  Shrubs with Simple, Alternate Leaves, Coarsely Toothed Margin
  Small Flowers with Leaves Opposite
  Square Stems
  Tubular or Bell-Like Flowers
  Umbrella-shaped Flower Clusters

All Material Ward Cameron 2005




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