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Biology 220: Plant Classification

Botany Databases

picture of north american leaf types

Leaves of six representative trees and shrubs of North America. (a) Leaves are simple and opposite; margins are lobed. (b) Leaves are simple, margins are lobed, and stipules are absent. (c) Leaves are simple and alternate; margins are entire. (d) Leaf venation is pinnate; leaves were once compound. (e) Leaf venation is palmate; leaves were once compound. (f) Leaves are simple, margins are serrate, and stipules are leafy. From Access Science Database entry on "plant keys."

Botany Periodicals

These are just a few examples of botany-related journals at CSM - explore!