Trees can be identified by examination of several characteristics. The following
guide applies to ... The leaflets of a compound leaf can be distinguished from
simple leaves by the absence of leaf b...
Illustrated key of simple-leaved trees ... Leaves only in part palmately lobed (
leaves variable on the same tree from unlobed to mitten-shaped): go to 5. 4.
Toothed Simple Leaves. American Chestnut · (Castanea dentata) · American Elm
· (Ulmus americana) · American Beech · (Fagus grandifolia) · Bigtooth Aspen.
Trees with Leaf Margins that may be entire or toothed. ... Does your tree have a
leaf that is smooth around the margins of the leaf (entire)? If yes, go to tree leaves
Leaf base narrowed. Leaves sometimes with small lobes and mostly wider than.
3 em., often glossy above. Fruit with. 2-3 nutlets. Calyx lobes toothed. Small tree ...
To determine which species a tree belongs to, first observe its silhouette. ... But it
does take an expert eye to identify the exact tree species by its silhouette alone.
... Take a close look at the illustrations to distinguish between a simple leaf and a
compound ... Take a look at a Balsam poplar; it has leaves with toothed edges.
3-parted (1) Leaf shape. Simple (13) Lobed (4) Leaf type. Wide (15) Needle-like (
2) Needle texture. Scaly (1) ... Leaf Edge | Leaf shape | Leaf type ... 1. Leaf type ...
Technical terms that are used throughout this tree guide. ... Simple Leaf - leaves
have one leaflet simple leaf. Compound Leaf - leaves have several individual ...
2. a) Simple leaves, with irregular leaf base and toothed edge (Fig. 3). See elm,
page 2. b) Compound leaves (Fig. 4), with 9 to 15 leaflets, finely toothed around ...
Tree (5) Shrub or sub-shrub (3) Vine (1) Leaf arrangement. Opposite (7) Alternate
(5) Whorled (1) Leaf division. Simple, undivided (9) 2- or 3-parted (1) Palmate ...
Outward (3) Leaf tooth shape. Single-toothed (6) None (3) Leaf type. Broad (10)