Key to the Woody Plants of Wildwood Park Based on Their Leaves
Follow the steps to identify woody trees, shrubs and vines from Wildwood Park

Step 1. Are the leaves scale-like or needle-like or are they broad?

Scale-like leaves are very small and pressed against the twig.
Needle-like leaves are long and thin, like pine needles.
Broad leaves are flat and relatively long and wide.

Broad leaf

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This key was developed in 2012-2013 by RU Biology majors Chris Nuckols and Jake Christman under the direction of RU professors Gary Coté and Christine Small.