Plant Morphology

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Purpose: This labs is designed to impart a fundamental understanding of the structure of the higher plant body, and to apply this understanding through a field guide to identifiy common trees and shrubs and vines..

Link to young bean seedling.

Link to older bean seedling.

Link to detail of node of older plant with compound leaf.

Link to detail of stipules and axillary buds

Link to pictoral glossary of terms. You should know these terms after the lab.

Details About Twigs

Twigs We Studied in Lab

Apple Ash  Black cherry
Catalpa Dogwood  Hawthorne
Magnolia Mock Orange  Black Locust
Grape High Bush Cranberry  Basswood


Link to complete teaching collection for this topic.