Hiker's Guide to the Trees, Shrubs,

and Woody Vines of Ricketts Glen State Park


Third Edition -- Internet Version



Introduction References Leaf Types Leaf Arrangements Leaf Edges Identification Key Descriptions Species List


Leaf Arrangements

Opposite (2 leaves per node)

Opposite and Simple:

Opposite and Pinnately Compound:


Whorled (3 or more leaves per node) - Here, these are grouped with opposite leaves.

Whorled and Pinnately Compound:


ALTERNATE (one leaf per node)

Alternate and Simple:

Alternate and Pinnately Compound:

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Updated 29 June 2005.