AHS Deciduous Woody Plant Twig Key

A dicotomous key of deciduous woody plant twigs,
sorted by typical winter characteristics with leaves absent.
Twig refers to the terminal shoot of the previous year's growth on a typical branch.
This key represents the collection of deciduous woody plant species (95 total)
planted on the grounds at Ashland High School.

Ashland High School,
Horticulture Department
1440 King Road
Ashland, Ohio 44805 USA.

Daniel S. Rueger, Instructors.
All photos taken at AHS by Eric P. Mayer.

Twigs showing OPPOSITE bud/leaf arrangement.
Twigs showing ALTERNATE bud/leaf arrangement
Twig showing Whorled bud/leaf arrangement, Northern Catalpa

Comments? Questions? Send them.

darueger@ashlandcityschools.org

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