Basic Plant ID
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Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start distinguishing one species from another? Then this is the class for you! We will focus on the seven plant families most common to the Northeastern United States and the terminology used to describe their growing habits and structures. This vocabulary will help you recognize and describe key differences in plant forms, which will be helpful when attempting to ID plants in the field with a guide.
1. Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide, Little, Brown and Company (April 13, 1989)
2. Ted Elliman, Wildflowers of New England, Native Plant Trust, Timber Press
1. James Harris and Melinda Harris, Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary
2. Steven Clemants and Carol Gracie, Wildflowers in the Field and Forest: A Field Guide to the Northeastern United States, Oxford University Press, 2006
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